NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was slashed in the face while waiting for the train early Thursday morning in Brooklyn.

It happened around 2:45 a.m. at the Smith and Ninth Street subway station in Gowanus.

Police said the victim was on the northbound G train platform when he was attacked.

He was taken to the hospital with cuts to his face.

Police continue to search for the slasher.