NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two women were struck in the head with hammers Monday evening in separate incidents near Union Square.
One woman was struck around 7:30 p.m. at 17th Street near Union Square Park, police said. The other was struck around the same time near 44 W. 18th St., police said.READ MORE: Pro-Palestine, Pro-Israel Protesters Clash In Manhattan Over Escalating Crisis In The Middle East
One woman was 28, the other was 30, police said.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Attacks, Robs Father And Son After Fender Bender In Queens
The victims’ conditions were not immediately learned, but they were expected to survive.
It was not clear whether the same suspect was believed to be involved in the attacks. No description was available.MORE NEWS: Itching To Travel? Experts Offer Tips On Where To Go & How To Get There
There had been no arrests as of just before 11 p.m.