NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man has been slashed across the throat and robbed at the Franklin Street subway station on Saturday night.

Police say the man was heading into the Franklin Street station at Franklin and Varick streets subway station when he was accosted by the attacker, slashed and robbed around 8:40 p.m.

The NYPD is searching for the attacker.

The victim is described as a man in his 30s who was taken to New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital. His condition has not been released at this time.

Northbound trains bypassed the Franklin Street station for about an hour as the NYPD investigated the scene.

The attack happened the same night a man was slashed in the eye and the arm at Columbus Circle and another slashing was reported in Greenwich Village on the southbound subway platform at E. 14th Street.


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