NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 60-year-old man and his dog were slashed on the subway in Harlem.
Police said the victim was arguing with a 20-year-old man around 5:15 p.m. Sunday on a northbound 2 train approaching 125th Street.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/28 Thursday Morning Forecast
The suspect, who police said appeared “heavily intoxicated,” brandished a box cutter or similar object and slashed the 60-year-old over his left eye. He allegedly slashed the victim’s pit bull, too.READ MORE: Heat Pull Away To Beat Nets
The 20-year-old was taken into custody and treated for a cut to his forehead. Charges against him are pending.MORE NEWS: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
The 60-year-old was taken to the hospital. There was no word on the condition of his dog.