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Man slashed in hand on 6 train near Grand Central, NYPD says

An early morning slashing on a southbound 6

An early morning slashing on a southbound 6 train near Grand Central Terminal sent a man to Bellevue Hospital Center on April 26, 2016, police said. Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro

A man was slashed in the hand while riding the subway in Manhattan early Tuesday morning.

Police said the victim was with a family member on a southbound 6 train when he got into an argument with the suspect around 3:15 a.m.

The argument escalated and police said the suspect pulled a knife from his backpack. Police said there was a struggle and the victim was slashed on his middle and ring fingers.

The victim got off the train at Grand Central-42nd Street and was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center for treatment, police said.

The suspect stayed on the train and remains on the loose, according to the NYPD.

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