The assailants were still at large as of late Friday morning.

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Two men randomly slashed the face of another man as he was stepping out of his apartment building Friday morning.

The incident happened near Broadway and Dyckman Streets at about 3 a.m., DNAinfo reported. The 46-year-old man's face was slashed from his ear to his mouth, according to the report.

The two men fled into a nearby subway station, police said. There were no arrests as of late Friday morning. The victim, who was not named, was treated at a nearby hospital and was reportedly in stable condition.

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New York City has seen an unsettling trend of face slashings in recent months. In January, a man's face was slashed after an argument in a Harlem subway station. On April 8, a Hasidic man was slashed in the face at Greenwich Village subway station.

Days before those attacks, a woman allegedly faked her own face slashing, according to police, and lied about being attacked.

On Thursday, investigators announced that two men were indicted after scheming to slash the face of a 14-year-old girl in Queens and subsequently slashing another girl's face from her ear to her throat in a case of mistaken identity.

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