BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Police are looking for a man they say stabbed a sleeping passenger on the subway.

Police say the victim was going northbound on the 2/5 line in East Flatbush Thursday when an unknown man stabbed him in the head with an object that may have been a screwdriver.

It happened by the Beverly Road subway station along Nostrand Avenue.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to be ok.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit