SOUTH OZONE PARK, Queens (PIX11) – An off-duty NYPD officer was slashed in Queens Thursday afternoon, sources said.

The incident happened near 127th Street and 149th Avenue in South Ozone Park around 3:15 p.m., according to sources. The off-duty officer suffered minor cuts, sources said.

A suspect was taken into custody, and a knife was found at the scene, according to sources.

Additional information about the incident was not immediately available.

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