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Slash and dash near Union Square

An early-morning dispute near Union Square escalated into a slashing, police said.

According to cops, on Wed., July 29, at 1:50 a.m., a man got into an argument with the victim, a 60-year-old male, in front of 831 Broadway, between 12th and 13th Sts.

The suspect slashed his adversary twice on the back, then fled north on Broadway.

Police say they are looking for this man in connection with a slashing near Union Square. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

The victim was removed in stable condition to Bellevue Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Police released surveillance photos and video from near the incident location.

Police ask that anyone with information call the New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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