Video released by police show a 52-year-old man walking past another man wearing a black Nike hoodie. He appeared to step on a piece of his belongings, triggering a reaction.
According to the report, an argument took place before the man in the hoodie pulled out a knife and chased the victim before both of them fell onto the train tracks.
The victim suffered injuries as a result of the incident and was slashed in the finger, head, ear, and chest, according to police, and sought medical attention.
The men were able to exit the tracks before a train came through the station, according to the report.
People with information about this incident are asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).