Union Square subway slasher attacks man during robbery attempt: cops


Detectives are looking for the Union Square subway slasher who violently attacked a man during a robbery attempt on Friday afternoon.

Police released on Saturday morning images of the perpetrator sought for the bloody assault that occurred at 3:47 p.m. on board a Brooklyn-bound N train that arrived at the 14th Street-Union Square stop.

According to law enforcement sources, the perpetrator grabbed the 27-year-old male victim’s bag just after the doors open, and walked out of the train car with it. Police said the bag contained the victim’s construction tools and a pair of boots, worth a combined $420.