According to police, a man was slashed in the face with a knife on a 6 train on Lexington Avenue and East 96th Street just before 9 a.m.
The victim was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital. He is expected to survive.
Police say it’s too early to tell what the motive was for the attack or if any words were exchanged.
The suspect is described as a man in his 30s.
He was seen wearing a black coat, gray sweatpants and a multicolored turban.
Officials say the suspect was last seen running southbound on the train tracks.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.