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Woman riding subway with baby slashed in face at Grand Central; female attacker arrested: police

Posted at 11:26 AM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-28 21:40:27-04

Bronx resident Jaqueline Sanjurgio allegedly slashed the victim.

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police arrested a 53-year-old woman who allegedly slashed another woman on a train platform at the Grand Central subway station

Bronx resident Jaqueline Sanjurgio allegedly slashed the victim in the face and hands on the No. 6 train platform at Grand Central – 42 St around 11 a.m., police said. Sanjurgio 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.

A woman is transported to the hospital after being slashed at Grand Central on May 28, 2017. (PIX11)

The victim had been taking the train downtown from 125th street with an infant.

After circulating a description of the alleged attacker – a woman with blond hair who was last seen wearing a red jacket  – police were able to take the woman into custody near the Port Authority Bus Terminal at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, police said.

The victim was hospitalized in unknown condition.

Nos. 4, 5 and 6 trains temporarily faced delays in both directions due to the situation, according to the MTA. Service was back to normal by 11:40 a.m.