TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A man was slashed in the cheek in Times Square Wednesday night, police said.

The victim was attacked near 42nd Street and Eight Avenue at around 7 p.m., police said. He was treated at the scene by EMS.

It remained unclear what led up to the incident. No other information was available.

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