Man Randomly Slashed in Face on 2 Train

At about 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, a 49-year-old man riding a northbound 2 train approaching the 72nd Street station was, without provocation, approached by an unknown suspect who “slashed him in the face with a razor,” NYPD officials alerted members of the media this morning.

The victim sustained a laceration across his nose and was transported by EMS to St. Luke’s Hospital in stable condition.

The suspect is on the loose, and police have put out a call for help from the public.

The following surveillance photos and video of the suspect were obtained.

man stabbed in face on 2 train

man stabbed in face on uptown 2 train


Anyone with information about the suspect 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 or by sending a direct message to @NYPDTips on Twitter. All calls are strictly confidential.

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