By Gus Saltonstall
A woman slashed a man multiple times in the face Wednesday night on Central Park West, a police spokesperson told West Side Rag.
Rachel Williams, 34, and a 36-year-old man got in a verbal fight around 8 p.m. on West 89th Street and Central Park West, before Williams pulled out an unknown weapon and slashed the man repeatedly, police said.
It is unclear as of Thursday afternoon what started the dispute or if the two people knew each other, according to the NYPD spokesperson.
Williams, a Queens resident, was arrested at the scene and charged with assault, while the man was taken to Mount Sinai Morningside in stable condition, police said.
UPDATE: October 27, 10 a.m.
The verbal altercation started after Williams accused the man of stepping on her foot, police said. The action caused Williams to become irate, prompting the man to try to run away from her, but she chased him down and began punching him, police said.
Williams then pulled out the unknown weapon and slashed him multiple times in the face and hands, police said.
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