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Woman slashed in face at Spadina station

A woman suffered facial injuries from being slashed by a knife at the Spadina subway station yesterday, police reported this morning.

An image of a man apparently waving a long blade has been released in the investigation of the alleged assault with a weapon.

The woman was involved in a verbal dispute with three people unknown to her at about 6:30 a.m. on Feb. 12, police said in a new release.

A male reportedly spat in the woman’s face, pushed her several times, and slashed her face with a knife.

A police tweet yesterday morning called the woman’s injuries minor.

Knife with jagged edge

All three people in the dispute with the woman fled the scene, police said.

One of them, a male, was seen to be carrying a six-inch knife with a jagged edge.

He is described as 5-foot-10, weighing 140 pounds and having a slim build and black puffy hair. He was last seen wearing a grey jacket with a fur hood, a grey sweater, a blue mask, grey sweat pants, and black running shoes.

Another male is described as about 16 to 19 years old, 5-foot-7, weighing 130 pounds, and having a slim build and short black puffy hair. He was last seen wearing a black winter jacket, a grey-hooded sweater, black jeans, black and white running shoes, and a white mask.

A famale being sought is described as 14 to 17 years old, 5-foot-4, weighing 120 pounds, and having a slim build, long black hair in a pony tail, a black puffy jacket, grey sweat pants, and white and black running shoes. She was seen carrying a large brown leather purse with gold straps.