NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police released images of a man wanted for allegedly slashing a man at the Times Square-42nd Street subway station.

It happened around 8:50 a.m. on May 12, according to the NYPD.

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(credit: NYPD)

A 35-year-old man was allegedly slashed by a man with a scalpel during an argument on the southbound 1,2,3 train platform.

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The victim was hospitalized with a severe laceration, police said.

The suspected assailant fled the scene.

Police are investigating at least four Wednesday morning subway attacks, including two at the Times Square station.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team