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Woman slashed outside Target store in the Bronx

THROGS NECK, the Bronx — A woman was slashed in the Bronx Thursday afternoon, police said.

The 28-year-old woman was in front of the Target department store along Lafayette Avenue when an unidentified man asked her for directions, police said.

As the victim pointed in the direction of the location, the man slashed her on the left side of her face with a cutting instrument, according to police.

She was taken to an area hospital where she received multiple stitches, cops said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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