NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two women were slashed on a subway on the Upper West Side Friday.

It happened around 2 a.m. on a northbound 2 train as it approached the 96th Street station.

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Sources told CBS2 it started as an argument between the two women and a male suspect.

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One of the women pulled out a knife. The male suspect got ahold of it and slashed them both.

One woman was slashed near her eyebrow and the other was slashed near her ear.

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Police took the male suspect into custody.

CBSNewYork Team