NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A 37-year-old woman is recovering after being stabbed with what doctors believe was a needle while aboard a subway platform in Midtown Manhattan.
The incident occurred Wednesday at about 7 p.m., according to police. The victim says she was bumped into at the 49th Street/7th Avenue station on the R line.
She felt a sharp pain. When she went home her husband looked at the wound and called cops. The woman was being treated at Mt. Sinai/Queens Hospital. The ER doctor said the injury is consistent with a needle wound.
The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s. No other details were provided.
It is the latest in a string of incidents in the New York City subway system. There have been at least 10 stabbings or slashings in the subway system since the year began.