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    Woman Slashed in Face on Subway in Midtown: Police
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    Police officers outside Grand Central Station after a woman was slashed on a subway.

    A woman was slashed in the face Sunday by another woman on a subway in midtown, police said. 

    The victim had a 3-year-old child with her when she was attacked, the NYPD said. The child wasn't hurt. 

    A woman got on the northbound 5 train and started arguing with the 31-year-old victim while the train was moving, police said. The woman then slashed the victim, police said. 

    The attacker got off at Grand Central and ran off, police said. 

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    She is now in custody, police said. She has not been identified, but she was living in a homeless shelter and has been arrested before, police said.

    The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital, police said. She was expected to survive her injuries.