Three women with lacerated legs at Manhattan subway stations

Three women were slashed in the legs at two subway stations along the Lexington Ave line. in Manhattan on Sunday, cops said.

A knife-wielding man attacked two women at the E. 86th St.-Lexington Av. station on the Upper East Side at 4:18 p.m., leaving both commuters with leg injuries, police say.

Paramedics took the women to Cornell University Medical College, where they were listed in stable condition, law enforcement said.

It is not known if the women were attacked on board a train or if they were injured while standing on the platform of the station, which serves trains No 4, 5 and 6, according to cops .

Police say the killer escaped by unknown means, but it was not 17 minutes later that police got word of another attack along the Green Line.

The victim was on a Brooklyn-bound No. 4 train as it approached the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall stop at 4:36 p.m. when someone also cut his leg, they said. the cops.

Paramedics took the straphanger to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition, police said.

Investigators have not yet confirmed the connection between the two incidents, according to a police department spokeswoman.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is still ongoing, police said.

Sunday’s stabbing spree follows the death of Tavon Silver, who was bleeding profusely from numerous stab wounds aboard a Brooklyn-bound No. 4 train at the 14th St.-Union Square station just after 4 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Cops made 572 arrests of people with tools and edged weapons as of June 11, a 59% jump from this time last year, when 358 arrests were made, according to statistics on the NYPD crime.

The number of assaults on the city’s transit system has dropped 7% this year over the same period, from 269 incidents last year to 248.

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