TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A tourist celebrating his 30th birthday in New York City was slashed in the face and robbed over the weekend in Times Square.
Police say three people approached the 30-year-old man from Maryland outside of a CVS store at Broadway and 40th Street over the weekend and tried to sell him drugs.
When he refused, they smashed a glass bottle on his head, slashed him across his face, and robbed him of $140 in cash.
The suspects then fled the scene.
The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he received 16 stitches.
According to the tourist, he stepped out to grab a sandwich when he was attacked.
No one has been arrested so far.
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