Off-duty cop slashed in the face by woman in Queens park: police

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FRESH MEADOWS, Queens— An off-duty NYPD officer was stabbed in a Queens park on Friday afternoon, according to police.

The incident happened at 1:59 P.M. near Cunningham park in Fresh Meadow Queens. The female officer was walking her dog when she was approached by a woman who attempted to steal her purse.

The officer was allegedly slashed in the face and was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

The attacker is in police custody.

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