THE BRONX - Police are searching for a suspect who slashed a man in the face Saturday night.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was walking on Hoe Avenue with a woman when the suspect said something to the two of them.

When the victim responded he was cut in the face with an unknown object.

The suspect fled and the victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital where he was treated for his injures.

The suspect is described as a man in his early 20s, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 150 pounds.