NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police released surveillance video Wednesday night showing a suspect in a slashing at the entrance to the Canal Street A, C and E train station.
The slashing happened around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday at the entrance to the station at the northeast corner of Thompson and Canal streets in SoHo, police said.READ MORE: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
A 44-year-old man got into a quarrel with the suspect, who slashed him with an unknown object, police said.READ MORE: Some Real Estate Agents Report Surge Of New Yorkers Moving From Manhattan To The Bronx
The victim was slashed from his left temple to his left wrist, police said. He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, where his condition was reported as stable, police said.
The suspect was described as a black male 20 to 25 years old, standing 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark clothing as he fled toward Sixth Avenue.MORE NEWS: Reopenings Continue On Broadway As 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Resumes Performances
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.