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.

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.

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

Brown pleaded guilty to attempted murder and strangulation.