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DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Police launched an investigation Monday morning after a man was slashed inside a Brooklyn subway station, according to the NYPD.

Authorities said the man was slashed in the hand around 9:40 a.m. at the Hoyt Street station, along the No. 2 and 3 lines, in Downtown Brooklyn.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-serious injuries, police said.

Officials said they were searching for a group that included three males and one female. No further information about those sought was provided.

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