NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was rushed to the hospital after she was slashed in the face while on a subway in Midtown Manhattan late Sunday morning.
A suspect was later arrested and charged.
Police say the victim was aboard a northbound number 5 train with her 18-month-old son near 42nd Street-Grand Central Station just before 11 a.m., when another woman attacked her.
Police said the victim and the slasher did not know each other and exchanged no words. Police said the victim tried to move her child’s stroller away from the suspect because she thought the suspect was “getting too close,” and that was when she was slashed.
The woman suffered 6-inch gash to her face from her head down to her left eye, police said.
The victim was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, according to police. Her condition was reported to be stable.
The baby was not injured, police said.
A suspect was later arrested and charged in the incident. Police told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that Jacqueline Sanjurjo, 53, of the Bronx, was charged with two counts of assault, one count of criminal possession of a weapon, and one count of acting in a manner injurious to a child.