Woman Slashed in Face by Stranger Inside Manhattan Apartment Building: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who randomly slashed a woman in the face inside a Manhattan apartment building last month, they say. 

The 30-year-old victim was inside the building near Jefferson and Madison streets on the Lower East Side at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 when she was approached by a stranger, police said. 

The man cut her on the right side of the face with an unknown sharp object, according to police. The woman yelled out, and the man fled.

The victim was taken to Beth Israel Hospital where she was treated and released. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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