NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A girl on her way to school was slashed across her throat in Whitestone, Queens, said police. The attacker was captured on a surveillance camera on Tuesday morning at 13th Ave. and 107th St.
The victim, a 16-year-old exchange student from China, was attacked from behind and slashed twice including on her cheek.
The suspect, who did not say a word, took off westbound on 13th Ave.
He was wearing a surgical mask, gloves and a striped shirt.
If you know anything about the assault that could help police track down the attacker, please contact the NYPD at the of the following:
WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577
The NYPD says all calls/texts are strictly confidential.
The victim was hospitalized and is expected to recover.