Man, dog stabbed in Manhattan subway station

A man and his dog were stabbed while on a bench inside the 14th Street station in Manhattan early on Wednesday.

The victim was asleep on the bench when a man came up and the pair got into an argument.

The attacker then stabbed him in the leg before stabbing the dog, according to police.

The assaults occurred at about 4:20 a.m. on the northbound F platform.

The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital while the dog was taken by emergency service personnel for treatment.

Both were expected to recover.

Police have not made any arrests.  The suspect is described as black, in his 30s, and was wearing black pants, a brown coat and a black hat.

It was unclear if either man was homeless.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or log onto the Crime Stoppers website at, or on Twitter contact @NYPDTips or by texting tips to 274637.

Police say that you can remain anonymous.


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