NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was slashed outside a Manhattan subway station Saturday, and police are searching for the suspect.
Police said the 29-year-old victim was leaving the East 14th Street/Union Square station around 11:40 a.m. when a man approached him from behind and slashed him in the back.READ MORE: 5 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found In New York, Gov. Hochul Says
The victim chased his attacker into the station, where the alleged assailant escaped on a northbound 6 train.READ MORE: NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker Retiring At End Of Year
Police described the suspect a Hispanic man, 35 to 40 years old, with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a camouflage shirt and dark sunglasses.MORE NEWS: Return Of The Office Holiday Party: Despite Evolving Threat From COVID-19, Companies Say They're Safely Surging Ahead
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74762). The public can also submit tips on the Crime Stoppers Website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.