Man slashed in face while riding Manhattan subway

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

The victim sleeping on the train when another person apparently tried to grab his wallet around 4:45 a.m.

They got into a dispute and the victim was slashed in the face at the Spring Street station in SoHo.

He was taken to New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Police are searching for a suspect who fled the scene, possibly on a subway train.
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