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Pregnant woman stabbed in neck on Bronx subway

Posted at 9:41 PM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-08 22:55:50-04

LONGWOOD, the Bronx — A 24-year-old pregnant woman was stabbed in the neck by a man on a northbound 2 train Thursday night, police said.

She was on the 2 train with a 21-year-old friend around 7 p.m, police said. The two women argued with a 50-year-old man. It is not yet clear what they argued about.

He pulled out a knife and stabbed both woman near the Prospect Avenue stop of the train, police said. The 21-year-old woman was stabbed in her left arm and her 24-year-old pregnant friend was stabbed in the neck.

Police took the 50-year-old man into custody.

Both women were rushed to Lincoln Hospital and are expected to survive, police said. No information was immediately available about how far along the woman’s pregnancy is.

No identifying information is available.

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