UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A 73-year-old subway rider was hit over the head with a cane in an unprovoked attack in Manhattan early Saturday morning, police said.

The victim was riding a southbound No. 1 train near West 96th Street and Broadway on the Upper West Side when a man walking through the train cars hit him over the head, according to police. The suspect ran off the train when it stopped at the 96th Street-Broadway station, per the NYPD. 

The victim was taken to the hospital. Police described his condition as stable.

No arrests had been made as of Saturday morning. A description of the suspect was not immediately available.