Man slashed on 6 train near Grand Central

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Grand Central Subway Slashing

There's been yet another subway slashing in New York, this time on a northbound 6 train near Grand Central. A husband and wife were riding the subway around 3:30 a.m. when the suspect -- who was allegedly drunk -- began making fun of the woman. The two men began to argue, when the suspect reportedly pulled a knife from his backpack. The suspect lunged at the other man, slicing his fingers and hand as the victim tried to defend himself from the attack.

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The victim, whose injuries weren't life-threatening, and his wife got off at Grand Central to get medical help. The suspect got away, though it's unclear if the slasher fled at Grand Central or just stayed on the 6 train and kept riding uptown. Cops are still searching for him.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Police officers following an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Police officers from the K-9 Unit during an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, left, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, right, talk before an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at a press conference following an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, speaks at a press conference following an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Firefighters drag a wounded actor to safety during an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Police officers during an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, left, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, right, talk before an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Firefighters drag a wounded actor to safety during an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: James Waterse, New York City Police Department Chief of Counterterrorism, speaks at a press conference following a drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro speaks at a press conference following an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton congratulates officers after an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: New York City Fire Department Chief of Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness Joseph Pfeifer speaks at a press conference following an active shooter drill on Kenmare St. on November 22, 2015 in New York City. The drill, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, simulated an active shooter situation at the Bowery subway station. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)
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In March, the NYPD launched "Operation Cutting Edge," the real name for the department's initiative to cut down on these seemingly random knife attacks. As of a month ago, slashings were up 20 percent so far this year, though other violent crimes, such as murders and shootings, were down.

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