An 18-year-old man was cut in the neck during a fight Friday night in Freeport, Nassau Police said.

According to detectives, two 18-year-old men were walking on West Merrick Road when they were approached by three unknown men.

The three men began to assault one of the 18-year-olds around 5:20 p.m., and when the second intervened, he was cut in his neck. He was brought to a hospital, where he was admitted and is listed in stable condition.

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Police said the three men fled the scene and are about 17 to 20 years of age. One suspect was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and black vest.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.