NEW YORK – Police say a woman has been taken to a hospital after she was slashed with a machete at Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan.
The NYPD says the woman suffered an arm injury at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
She was hospitalized and her injuries were not life-threatening.
Police say a suspect, who's believed to be homeless, has been taken into custody. The attack was apparently unprovoked.
The popular park -- the former home of New York Fashion Week -- has seen violence before.
A November 2013 shooting at its ice rink injured two people, including a 14-year-old, and sent skaters stampeding to safety.
Police said the gunman was a 16-year-old who had tried to rob one of the victims of his coat. The suspect has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.