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Man Arrested, Charged With Slashing Tourist On A Train In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A man was charged Tuesday in connection with the slashing of a 29-year-old woman visiting from Sweden, onboard a Brooklyn subway train.

Don Carter, 32, of Brooklyn, was charged with attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing, police said.

The incident occurred around 6:15 p.m. Monday on an outbound A Train stopped at the Euclid Avenue-Pitkin Avenue subway station in East New York.

The suspect walked up to the victim and slashed her on the neck with a sharp object before fleeing the train and the station, police said.

Police said the man did not say a word before he cut the woman.

The victim was treated and released from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.


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