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Woman slashed in the face outside Apollo Theater

HARLEM, Manhattan — A woman was slashed by a man as she walked past the Apollo Theater Monday night.

Around 8:20 p.m., the woman, 48, was walking along West 125th Street in Harlem.

As she walked past the theater, a man approached her from behind and slashed her on the right side of the face with a sharp object, police said.

She was taken to the hospital and received seven stitches on her face, said police.

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