A pair of teens assaulted two men on a subway platform in the Flatiron District on Thursday evening, leaving both battered and bruised.
The suspects approached the victims, a 35-year-old man and a 59-year-old man, while standing on the 23rd Street and Lexington Avenue subway platform at around 11:40 p.m., authorities said. A physical altercation between the suspects and victims ensued.
The 35-year-old sustained gashes to his left ear, left eye, nose and head. The 59-year-old sustained a wound to his right eye.
Both men were taken to Metropolitan Hospital in stable condition, police said. The suspects fled the scene after the attack.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.