Police search for slashing suspect in Union Square

Police in Union Square are searching for a slashing suspect.

A person was slashed near the intersection of East 18th Street and 5th Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The suspect was last seen running away eastbound on 17th Street.

The victim is expected to survive.

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