NEW YORK — Police in New York say a 16-year-old boy was slashed on the face while on a subway platform and ran into Bloomingdale’s for help.

It happened on Manhattan’s upper east side shortly before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The teen was taken to a hospital where he is in serious but stable condition.

Police say the attacker fled on foot. No arrests have been made and authorities are seeking a motive.

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