2 more apparently random slashings on subways in Brooklyn, East Harlem

These are an NYPD-released photos of the suspect in the attack on a Brooklyn subway.

There were two more attacks on subways overnight Tuesday.

In Brooklyn, a woman was riding a southbound 3 subway between Atlantic Avenue and Eastern Parkway at around 9:30 p.m. when a man told her, "I will chop you up on this train."

He hit her hand with an object wrapped in a cloth, causing a minor nick. Police bandaged the wound at the precinct.

She never actually saw what was inside the cloth, but investigators said it could have been a machete or some kind of knife.

Just 8 minutes later in East Harlem, a man was slashed at a subway station.

The victim was standing on the southbound 116th Street platform at East 116th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem.

He was waiting for the 6 subway just before 9:40 p.m. when he was slashed in the face by a suspect.

Police said it apparently was a random attack.

No arrests were made in either incident.

These are the fourth and fifth random slashings this month. A 71-year old was attacked on the 6 train this week. A 24-year-old woman was attacked in Chelesa on Jan. 6, and a 30-year-old social worker from Newark was assaulted two weeks ago in the East Village and had to receive 150 stitches. Arrests were made these incidents.

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