Woman slashed in thigh while jogging in Queens

Police have not made any arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

25th Avenue between 79th and 80th streets in Jackson Heights

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A woman jogging in Queens on Sunday morning was slashed on the left thigh by a suspect who remains at large.


The victim, 19, told police she was jogging in the area of 25thAvenue between 79thand 80thstreets in Jackson Heights when a man in a gray hooded jacket slashed her left thigh, ABC reported.


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“That’s very shocking, very shocking,” resident Pamela Charry said in a related CBS article. “People are home by 6 p.m., kids play outside, so it’s very safe. So to hear something like that is a little scary.”


The suspect could have been jogging as well, police said to the New York Daily News. After slicing the inch-long gash into the victim’s thigh, he ran off.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital and is in stable condition, according to CBS.

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Police have not made any arrests, and the investigation is ongoing, ABC added.

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