Paul Grand, 23, Damon Johnson, 38, and James Hatcher, 30, along with a fourth man and one woman, first targeted a 55-year-old man at about 12:30 a.m. outside 104 W. 14th St.
They punched and kicked the man, and then slashed the right side of his face, police said. They took $30 from the victim.
About 25 minutes later, Grand approached a 23-year-old man in front of 42 7th Ave., slashing him in the hand and face before taking his cellphone and $50, cops said.
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