NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police announced that a man was slashed in the face at a subway station in lower-Manhattan.

The stabbing occurred at the Broadway and Bowling Green station for the 4 and 5 line.

The victim was alert while being transported to the hospital and his wound did not appear to be life threatening.

The suspect fled following the alleged attack, and has been described as male. No further information regarding the suspect was available. Police are continuing the investigation.

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