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Person slashed on Herald Square subway platform: police

Herald Square subway station
Posted at 6:04 AM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-05 06:06:38-04

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A person was slashed by a man during a dispute on a Midtown Manhattan subway platform early Monday, police said.

According to the NYPD, the victim got into an argument with a man on the F train platform at the 34th Street-Herald Square station, near Sixth Avenue, around midnight.

The man suddenly slashed the victim in the neck with a sharp object, authorities said.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment while the alleged attacker fled the scene, police said.

The victim's condition and extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

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