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NYPD: Woman wanted in Brooklyn subway assault arrested in Georgia, extradited to NYC

Police say 33-year-old Rodlin Gravesande is accused of throwing some kind of chemical substance at a woman in December at the Nostrand Avenue and Winthrop Street subway station.

News 12 Staff

Jan 15, 2023, 1:05 PM

Updated 521 days ago

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Police say a woman wanted for an attack in a Brooklyn subway was arrested in Georgia and now in NYPD custody.
Police say 33-year-old Rodlin Gravesande is charged with assault.
Gravesande is accused of splashing a chemical onto the face of a subway rider following a dispute at the Nostrand Avenue and Winthrop Street subway station, according to the NYPD.
Authorities say the victim sustained serious damage and burns to half of her face.
Subway riders present during the attack recalled the incident as "chaos."
"It was a very dangerous situation," said Brian Chapman.
"Definitely glad she got caught. There's a lot of kids that ride the train...it's a dangerous world,” said Thomas Knight.
The NYPD coordinated with Atlanta authorities to extradite Gravesande back to the city.


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