Mom Slashed By Stranger While Walking With Kids In unprovoked Brooklyn Attack

Mom Slashed By Stranger While Walking With Kids In unprovoked Brooklyn Attack

On Tuesday, a knife-wielding stranger slashed a mother walking with her two children along a Brooklyn street, police said.

In Sunset Park, the 41-year-old victim was walking along 45th St. and Eighth Ave with her children in tow when the attacker fled from her about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, police said.
Her stomach was slashed before he ran off toward Seventh Ave.

She was treated and released from NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn after being transported there by medical personnel. No harm was done to her children.

The suspect was caught on video jumping a turnstile at a subway station where investigators tracked his movements.

On Tuesday, In the hope that someone would recognize the suspect, police released surveillance images of him from the station.

Crime Stoppers can be reached at (800) 577-TIPS for anyone with information. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers.

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