NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A woman with a dog got into an argument with another woman that turned violent.
The women were aboard the Bx2 MTA bus at about 2:13 p.m. on Monday when the woman with the dog slashed the 22-year-old victim in the face multiple times, according to the NYPD.
The victim reportedly wanted to pet the dog when the dog's owner attacked. A 20-year-old Good Samaritan stepped in and was slashed in the left arm.
The victims got off the bus at East 149 Street and Morris Ave. and headed to Lincoln Medical Center where they were treated for non- life threatening injuries. A photo of the first victim shows several stitches over the woman's eye.
The suspect also got off the bus at the same location. She fled the scene in a green SUV taxi, westbound on East 149 St.
Video of the suspect carrying her dog and hailing the cab was released by police.
She is described as a female, black, 30 to 35 years old, 5'7" to 5'9", with eyeglasses; last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a black waist-length coat, black pants, black and white sneakers and she carried a black shoulder purse and a small white dog.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. You can remain anonymous.