KEW GARDENS, Queens (PIX11) — A man was waiting on a subway platform in Queens when a robber came up to him and slashed him with a knife multiple times, police said.
The robbery happened inside the Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike station on the southbound F train platform around 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the NYPD.
A 26-year-old man was standing on the platform when a robber slashed him in the face, arm and back multiple times, then stole his cellphone, police said.
The victim received treatment for his wounds at a hospital. The suspect (pictured above) fled the subway station and hasn’t been arrested.
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