ROCKAWAY BEACH, Queens (WABC) -- A verbal dispute turned violent when a woman celebrating her birthday was slashed by another woman at an Airbnb in Queens on Monday morning.
Sources tell Eyewitness News that two women got into a verbal dispute inside of an Airbnb when the suspect slashed the female victim in the right cheek.
A man, who was trying to break up the fight, was slashed in the finger.
The female victim, who is from Irwindale, California, had hosted a Super Bowl party and celebrated her birthday the previous evening.
Officials do not know what led to the fight.
According to authorities, the 41-year-old suspect identified as Nyshia Green, from Torrance, California, was arrested and charged with assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.
The victim is recovering at an area hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.
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Woman celebrating birthday slashed during fight with another woman at Airbnb in Queens: Sources
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