NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was slashed in the face in Manhattan Thursday morning.

It happened at the 6 train station at Park Avenue and 33rd Street at 6:30 a.m.

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Police say it all began when the suspect and victim got into a dispute on the street, which continued when they saw one another on the subway platform.

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According police, the suspect pulled out a box cutter and slashed the victim in the cheek.

The suspect got away on an uptown 6 train.

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The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital and is expected to survive.