Man spit on, slashed woman after she ignored him inside Manhattan subway station: cops

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MANHATTAN (PIX11) -- The NYPD is looking for a man who they say was so disgruntled a woman ignored his advances inside a Manhattan subway station, he slashed her.

Cops say the suspect tried to strike up a conversation with the 34-year-old victim inside the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall subway station Saturday evening. When the woman ignored him, the man allegedly spit on her. The victim laughed at him, but then the suspect took out a sharp instrument and slashed her across the arm and fled the station.

Cops say the suspect spit on the woman, then slashed her with a sharp object, when she ignored him. (Photo: DCPI)

Cops say the suspect spit on the woman, then slashed her with a sharp object, when she ignored him. (Photo: DCPI)

The woman was treated at Beekman Hospital for her injuries and released.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 35 years old, 5'6" and weighing 165 pounds.

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