NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman has been arrested in connection to a hammer attack in Times Square.
Police say 37-year-old Ebony Jackson was arrested Wednesday afternoon.READ MORE: New York Poised To Lift Most COVID Restrictions As Vaccination Rate Hovers Around 70%
On May 2, Jackson allegedly approached two women on West 42nd Street and demanded they take their masks off.READ MORE: Results Are In: New Yorkers Rank Pepperoni As Top Pizza Topping
According to police, Jackson then hit one woman in the head with a hammer and ran off.
The 31-year-old victim was hospitalized with a cut to her head, but is expected to be OK.MORE NEWS: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night
Jackson has been charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.