Man slashed on subway after someone tried to snatch his wallet

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The latest on a man slashed on subway in SoHo at Spring Street station.

The NYPD is searching for the suspect who slashed a man during an attempted robbery on a Manhattan subway train Tuesday morning.

It happened near the Spring Street station in SoHo around 4:45 a.m.

Police say a man tried to grab 26-year-old Gabriel Torres' wallet while he was sleeping.

Torres got into a scuffle with the suspect, and that's when authorities say he was slashed across his face.

He was taken to New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

The suspect fled the scene, possibly on a subway train.

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