EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are on the lookout for a suspect in an unprovoked slashing Saturday afternoon in the East Village.
A 30-year-old man was walking down East 6th Street near Cooper Square with headphones on around 4:30 p.m. when he was knocked to the ground.
When he got up, he touched his face, and realized that he had been slashed.
The victim has a large laceration to the right side of his face, and a small laceration on his back.
The suspect is described as a Asian male between 20-30 years old, 5'3', and 150 pounds. He was said to be wearing a dark-colored coat and a dark-colored skull cap.
The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital.
The attack comes after two other random slashings - one in Chelsea, and one in the East Tremont section of the Bronx.
Anyone with any information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1800-577-TIPS
Police looking for suspect in random slashing of man in East Village