According to police, a 56-year-old man was stabbed in the face by an unknown object on West 24th Street near Seventh Avenue in Chelsea shortly after 6 p.m.
The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he is expected to survive.
Police are looking for two suspected men who fled the scene.
There have been no arrests and so far there are no motives for the attack.
The investigation is ongoing.
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