NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man and his dog were slashed or stabbed early this morning at a subway station in Manhattan.

Police said the man was sleeping on a bench on the F train platform at the 14th Street station when another man approached him shortly before 4 a.m. and started an argument.

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The suspect pulled out a sharp object and slashed or stabbed the man in the leg. His dog was also hurt.

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The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition. The dog is also expected to be OK.

Police said the suspect ran off in an unknown direction.

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Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting 274637.