WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A New York man has been sentenced for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend by stabbing her in a Metro-North train station.

Sidney Brown, of Westchester County, will spend 19 years behind bars for the attack.

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Officials say Brown repeatedly stabbed Deborah Henry in the parking lot of the Irvington station on April 8, 2015 around 6:30 p.m. Attacks were made on the victim’s neck, torso, back, and thigh.

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The attack was witnessed by several bystanders, including the Irvington fire chief who intervened.

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Brown pleaded guilty to attempted murder and strangulation.