News Boy runs into Bloomingdale’s on Lexington Avenue after being slashed in face, NYPD says A boy, 16, ran into Bloomingdale's after he was slashed inside the 59th Street-Lexington Avenue subway station on Aug. 9, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Peter Kramer By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Updated August 10, 2017 7:56 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 16-year-old boy fled into Bloomingdale's after he was slashed in the face during an attempted robbery at a nearby subway station Wednesday evening, police said. The boy had just exited an R train at the 59th Street-Lexington Avenue subway station at about 7:30 p.m. when a man tried to steal his cellphone and slashed him on the right side of his face with an unknown object, police said. He ran out of the station and into the Bloomingdale’s on Lexington Avenue to call 911, they added. The boy was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and was in stable condition, according to police. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.