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.READ MORE: Viral Video Shows Unmasked NYPD Officer Pushing Masked Commuter Out Of Subway Station
According to police, an individual walked up to a 21-year-old man and slashed him with a pocket knife.READ MORE: Hip-Hop Improv Show 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Returns To Broadway
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.MORE NEWS: Eligible New Jersey Residents Urged To Get COVID Booster Shot
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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.