SEE IT: Man sought for slashing victim during argument at West Village subway station

west 4 st slashing
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who was caught on camera slashing a man at a West Village subway station.

According to police, at 8:05 p.m. on Feb. 27 an unknown man and a group of three men made incidental physical contact as they passed on a stairway leading to/from the A/C platform at the West 4th Street station. A dispute ensued, resulting in one man from the group throwing a drink can at the suspect.

The suspect then pulled out a large knife and menaced the group, ultimately slashing the drink-throwing man in his left hand. The suspect then fled the scene on a northbound A or C train. Paramedics treated the victim at the scene.

The NYPD released a photo and video of the suspect taken from the station:

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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