By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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On May 2, Jackson allegedly approached two women on West 42nd Street and demanded they take their masks off.

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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.

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Jackson has been charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

CBSNewYork Team