NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding a suspect who allegedly slashed and spat on a cab driver on the Upper East Side.
Police say it happened Saturday at 2:20 a.m. at East 59th Street and Third Avenue. According to police, a livery cab driver and his passenger got into a dispute. The passenger got out of the cab and spat on the driver and slashed him on the right hand.READ MORE: The Show Must Go On: York Theatre Putting On Online Performance To Help Rebuild After Devastating Water Main Break
The driver was was taken to the hospital for treatment.READ MORE: Day Care Center Workers Relieved As New Stimulus Package Offers $39 Billion Boost To Struggling Industry
The suspect was spotted in the subway system at East 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue.MORE NEWS: Police: Hector Luna Shot Man Outside Orange County Restaurant Because He Thought He Was A Cop
Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.