Slashing suspect sought: Man's face sliced while walking in Lower Manhattan

Police are searching for a suspect in a slashing in Hudson Square
Police are searching for a suspect in a slashing in Hudson Square. Photo credit NYPD

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a suspect after a man was slashed across the face while walking in Lower Manhattan this month.

The NYPD released surveillance video Tuesday showing the suspect hopping a subway turnstile.

The 38-year-old victim was walking at Greenwich and Vandam streets in Hudson Square around 1:40 a.m. on Jan. 1 when he was attacked.

Someone came up and slashed him across the face, above his left eye, with a cutting instrument, police said.

The victim was transported in stable condition to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.

The suspect fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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