Man slashed in the face in UWS subway station

A man was slashed in the face by a stranger in a Manhattan subway station on Wednesday afternoon, cops said.

The 31-year-old was on the platform of the southbound 2 train in the 96th Street 1/2/3 subway station on the Upper West Side when he was cut around noon, police said.

The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Morningside hospital. There were no immediate arrests, cops said.

The fight may have been over a case of mistaken identity, a police source said.

“The victim approached the perp thinking he knew him from a previous conflict.” the source said.

The suspect was described as a man wearing a white sweater, cops said. No further information was immediately available.

Credit: NYPOST

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