NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 25-year-old man was expected to recover after being slashed in the face in an early-morning quarrel in the Meatpacking District early Sunday.
Police said it happened around 4:45 a.m. on West 14th Street near Hudson Street.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The victim said another man turned around and slashed him as they were standing near a food cart, leaving a 3-inch gash in his cheek.READ MORE: Ballet Hispanico 'Leads You Through Awareness, Discovery And Expansion Of Understanding' Of Latinx Culture
The suspect fled the scene, police said.MORE NEWS: United Nations General Assembly Returns To NYC, With COVID-19 And Climate Front And Center
The victim as treated and released from NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.