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Fight on N train gets violent with knife: Post

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LONG ISLAND CITY — A spat between two N train straphangers Monday ended in knife violence, the New York Post reported.

A 52-year-old woman mocked a 35-year-old female beggar who started riding a train bound for Manhattan at Queensboro Plaza around 6:40 p.m. and asking for money, the Post reported.

In response, the younger woman spit at her, the Post reported. The older woman spit back, which prompted the beggar to pull out a knife and rush her, the Post reported.

While the woman’s outburst caused a panic in the car, a 33-year-old man grabbed the woman and held her until the train arrived at the Lexington Avenue station and cops were able to take her away, the Post reported.

Posted 12:00 am, February 24, 2012
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