A 47-year-old man and his spouse had been terrorized by a knife-wielding man who spat on them on a Manhattan subway Wednesday, then flashed the weapon, gashed the person and chased them up the steps earlier than they may get assist, cops say.
The couple was on a northbound 2 prepare simply earlier than 3 p.m., the center of the afternoon, when cops say the stranger began arguing with them. It wasn’t clear what the dialogue was about, however he obtained off the prepare at Wall Avenue.
The couple went to get off on the similar cease, which is when the suspect spit of their path, police say. They had been all on the platform when he confirmed them a knife, then slashed the husband as soon as on his proper arm.
The couple raced up the steps from the platform to the mezzanine with their attacker, who had given chase, shut behind. He ran off when he noticed the husband strategy the transit sales space clerk for assist. The husband was taken to a hospital, the place he obtained stitches for the laceration to his arm. His spouse wasn’t harm.
Police launched surveillance footage of the suspect (above). Anybody with details about him is requested to name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.