Woman slashed in face, assaulted by 3 inside Bronx stairwell

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Police say the three suspects waited inside of the stairwell and ambushed the victim before slashing her in the face and assaulting her. Police say the three suspects waited inside of the stairwell and ambushed the victim before slashing her in the face and assaulting her.
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A Bronx woman was slashed in the face and attacked by three women inside a stairwell in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened on July 25, inside of an apartment building near Beck Steet and Leggett Avenue around 6 p.m.

Police say the three suspects waited inside of the stairwell and ambushed the victim before slashing her in the face and assaulting her.

The victim was transported to the hospital where she received 52 stiches.

Police have released surveillance images of the three women they are looking for.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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