PHOTO: Man slashed with razor inside Times Square station, 2 men sought

Kimberly Dole
July 08, 2020 - 7:38 pm
NYPD Slashing



NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is searching for two men they say slashed a man with a razor at The Times Square subway station on Tuesday.

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A 41-year-old man was waiting on the mezzanine level of the 'A/C/E' line at the northeast corner of 8 Avenue and West 42 Street at approximately 4:30 p.m. when he was approached by the two suspects.

Police say a verbal argument ensued which resulted in one of the men punching the victim in the body then slashing him in the face with a razor.

The second man forcibly removed $40 cash from the victim's pockets, before both men fled to parts unknown.

The victim sustained bruising to his face and a minor laceration to his lip but refused medical attention.

Authorities describe the first suspect as a 20-year-old man with a dark complexion, weighing 150 pounds. He has a slim build, brown eyes, eyeglasses and is approximately 5'8" tall with short dark hair.

He was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a white t-shirt, a surgical mask, and black sneakers.

 The second suspect is described as a 20-year-old man with a dark complexion, 160 pounds with a slim build, brown eyes, approximately 6'0" tall with short dark braided hair.

He was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a white t-shirt, and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).