NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 19-year-old woman was slashed multiple times in the face on an MTA bus Friday afternoon.

The incident happened around 3:18 p.m. on the Bx4 bus traveling between Westchester Avenue and Puglsey Street in the Bronx.

(Credit: NYPD)

Police said the victim and suspect got into a verbal argument, which turned physical.

The assailant brandished a razor blade and slashed the woman multiple times in the face, police said.

The victim was taken to NYC Health+Hospitals/Jacobi, where she was listed in stable condition.

Police described the suspect as a black man, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with a medium complexion. He was last seen wearing a black do-rag and black hooded jacket.

Anyone with information about the robber is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit tips on the Crime Stoppers Website or by texting them to CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

  1. Please, NYPD, catch this piece of garbage. Horrific. Prayers for the victim.

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