Officers arrested John Addis near the scene and charged him with assault.
The 72-year-old told police a woman came up behind him and slashed the side of his neck.
Video released Thursday showed a 61-year-old man being robbed and attacked in Newark.
An argument ensued and police said the suspects began punching the victim in the head as he exited the train at the Smith and 9th Street station.
The victim suffered bruises to his face, arm and leg.
An Upper East Side family visiting southern California was subjected to a bizarre and unprovoked attack this week, as they sat minding their own business in a coffee shop.
According to police, the group entered the deli and grocery store at 2253 Grand Concourse just before 11 p.m. on May 27 and started taking items from the shelves.
The suspects are accused of punching the woman, kicking her, spraying her with Mace and tying her up with wires and duct tape before robbing her at around 4 a.m.
A Queens community was on high alert Friday evening, after a man was beaten and robbed in a quiet neighborhood as he left a religious service.
Police late Thursday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who attacked and sexually abused a woman in a Lower East Side building.
A local expert Wednesday night said a mass shooting at a museum in Tunisia amounted to a statement by terrorists against both people and the culture they represent.
A pregnant woman said she was attacked and beaten last week by a man who was angry that she didn’t say “thank you” when he held the door for her at a Chelsea public housing building.
It happened around 8 p.m. back on Jan. 23 on the Botanic Gardens S train platform.
A Long Island man was indicted on hate crime charges Wednesday, for allegedly calling a Sikh man “Osama” in Queens and running him over.
There appears to be a security issue at a city-owned building where a woman was slashed in the face.