Man stabbed at subway station on Upper East Side of Manhattan

A man was stabbed at the subway station at Lexington Avenue and East 86th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan Monday afternoon.

Police said the 37-year-old victim was stabbed in the left side of his neck while standing on the platform of the 4 and 5 subway lines at around 4:25 p.m.

They said the suspect and victim got into a verbal dispute prior to the slashing.

The victim was taken to New York-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center for treatment.

According to police, another man was taken into custody and a knife was recovered at the scene.

Charges against the suspect are pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

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