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Subway rider slashed in face with box cutter on Upper West Side

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    NEW YORK, NY (WCBS) — A subway rider was slashed in the face overnight on the Upper West Side.

It happened shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday, as a northbound A train was passing through 72nd Street and Central Park West.

Police said the male passenger was slashed in the face with a box cutter.

The suspect, described as a man in a purple jacket, fled the station.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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