BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — An assailant armed with a box cutter slashed a teen inside a subway station in Brooklyn, police said.
The victim, 14, was getting off of an L train at the Jefferson Street and Wyckoff Avenue station around 3 p.m. Tuesday when he bumped into the suspect, according to authorities. This led to an argument that turned physical, police said. The attacker then cut the victim on his arm with a box cutter before running away, per the NYPD.
First responders took the victim to a hospital where police said he was treated and released.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.