NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say a subway rider has been slashed in Manhattan over an argument about smoking.
Authorities tell CBS2 a man was smoking on a downtown A train when two men asked him to stop.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 11/28 Sunday Morning Forecast
The smoker then allegedly slashed both of the passengers, one in the head and the other in the ankle.
Police say both injuries are non-life-threatening, but the violent attack caused quite a scene down in the subway station.READ MORE: Alec Burks, Evan Fournier Spark Knicks Past Hawks
CBS2’s Nick Caloway reports commuters are still stunned by a trail of blood leading out of the Canal Street station.
Train service was briefly affected by the incident.
Normal express service between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and Canal Street has since resumed but the MTA says rider should expect delays.MORE NEWS: Suns Extend Win Streak To 16 With Victory Over Nets
Police took the alleged slasher into custody and charges are pending.