BROOKLYN - Poliec say a violent scene erupted outside an Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill Saturday night in Downtown Brooklyn as someone was allegedly slashed.

Emergency crews responded to the restaurant at Flatbush and DeKalb avenues just after 6 p.m. A fight had broken out, during which someone was slashed, police say.

The area was blocked off for more than an hour during the investigation, but the restaurant remained open.

One person was hospitalized and is expected to be OK.