(image from NYPD Crime Stoppers)
NEW YORK (77 WABC) — The NYPD has released video footage of a man that they believe slashed another man early Monday morning on the 1 train platform in Manhattan’s Penn Station. Officials report that a 41-year-old male victim was standing near the turnstile area of the 34th Street subway station when he became involved in a verbal dispute with the unidentified suspect. During the altercation, the suspect used a cutting instrument and slashed the victim in the face and neck prior to fleeing the subway station. The victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital where he was treated for the non-life threatening lacerations.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.