A lady randomly slashed a person wearing a enterprise go well with within the head with a machete throughout the morning rush in Decrease Manhattan on Wednesday, cops and police sources mentioned.
The 20-year-old suspect slashed the sufferer at Stone Avenue and Broadway — close to the MTA’s headquarters — in an unprovoked assault simply earlier than 8:30 a.m., authorities and sources mentioned.
When the person, described by police as 82 years previous, adopted his assailant, she discharged pepper spray at him, the sources mentioned.
The person was taken to Bellevue Hospital in steady situation with cuts on the again of his head, police mentioned.
Two MTA officers arrested the suspect, based on the company.
The officers held her for the NYPD, which mentioned expenses are pending.
Photographs present the sufferer, carrying a go well with, sitting in a chair with a bloodstained shirt as first responders handled him.