NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD wants to find a man accused in a subway slashing in Midtown.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on a southbound A train at the 42nd Street Port Authority station.

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Police are trying to find a man wanted in connection to a subway slashing that happened in Midtown on Sept. 15, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

According to police, an individual walked up to a 21-year-old man and slashed him with a pocket knife.

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The man then got off the train and ran away.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for a cut above his eye.

Police have released surveillance video of the man leaving the subway station after the incident.

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Anyone who has information regarding this incident 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