A Manhattan teen was slashed in the face while heading home from school, police said Thursday, Feb. 13.
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, the 14-year-old girl, from Fort George, was riding an M191 bus with a group of teens when they got into a verbal dispute with an unknown group of females on the bus, PIX 11 reported.
When the teens got off the bus, New York Police said they were confronted by a group of males, in addition to the females from the bus.
A 17-year-old victim had her phone stolen while the 14-year-old victim was slashed across the face by a male with a cutter.
Surveillance video from the area captured the male who slashed the teen.
The 14-year-old was taken to the hospital where she underwent surgery for the laceration to her face, officials said, according to ABC7NY.
Anyone with information is asked to submit a tip or call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).