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Attacker slashes woman's face on street in Crum Lynne, Pa.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Authorities are on the hunt for a man who slashed a woman's face as she was walking down a street in Delaware County.

It happened before 11:00 a.m. Monday in Crum Lynne.

Police say a woman was walking on South Fairview Road when she was accosted by a man asking for cigarettes.

When she didn't comply, the man swung at her with a box cutter, slashing her several times in the face.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect.

He is described as a black man his late 20s, 6' 2" tall with braided, shoulder-length hair. He was wearing white T-shirt, black jogging pants and red sneakers.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has seen him is asked to call Ridley Township Police at 610-532-4002 or simply dial 911.

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