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CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports.

An arrest has been made in the mysterious slashing of a woman on the New York City transit system, CBS New York reports.

Damon Knowles, 21, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody Tuesday when his girlfriend’s grandmother realized he fit the description of a man who attacked a 71-year-old woman and called police.

Carmen Rivera was riding the D train Monday morning on her way to work when the suspect got up from his seat across the aisle and slashed her left cheek with a knife before taking off. Other passengers tried to apprehend the man, but were unable to keep up. Thankfully, a surveillance camera caught Knowles’ profile.

CBS New York reports:

The attack happened on a D train as it was pulling into the Broadway-Lafayette station around 7 a.m. Monday.

“He just pretended that he fell, and he fell on top of me, and that’s when he slashed my face,” said Rivera, who needed 20 stitches to close a 4-inch gash on her left cheek. “I didn’t even know ’cause I didn’t feel no pain.”

“I hope God forgives him, and he should repent because he’s destroying his life,” Rivera said.

Police told reporters the man got into a fight with his girlfriend in her grandmother’s apartment in Brownsville. The grandmother kicked him out and notified police, recognizing he fit the description of the slasher.

Knowles is facing two counts of assault. Police said he also faces charges of stalking and harassment for showing up at his girlfriend’s house. He’s also accused of assaulting a fellow prisoner while in a jail cell, the site reports.

New York subway slashings have increased almost 15 percent for the month of January, according to the report. There have been 286 attacks so far compared to 249 in January 2015.



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