NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was charged Tuesday in connection with the slashing of a 29-year-old woman visiting from Sweden, onboard a Brooklyn subway train.
Don Carter, 32, of Brooklyn, was charged with attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing, police said.
The incident occurred around 6:15 p.m. Monday on an outbound A Train stopped at the Euclid Avenue-Pitkin Avenue subway station in East New York.
The suspect walked up to the victim and slashed her on the neck with a sharp object before fleeing the train and the station, police said.
Police said the man did not say a word before he cut the woman.
The victim was treated and released from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.