Twenty-one-year-old Bianca Lewis of Brooklyn has been apprehended and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon by NYPD after chasing down a 14-year-old girl before stabbing her in the chest, puncturing her lung.
Video depicting the irate victim and attacker inside Sutter-Avenue Rutland Road station has been released by NYPD.
The incident occurred on March 13 at approximately 6:00pm, with the altercation beginning at a deli located at 1113 Rutland Road in the Brownsville area of Brooklyn, authorities report.
A chase ensued, and the 14-year-old was pursued by Lewis, who then proceeded to commit the violent attack on the mezzanine level of the 3-train line in the Brownsville, Brooklyn station, authorities report.
NYPD have no motive as yet for the attack, and have not released the connection between the two. The victim was transported via EMS to Maimondes Hospital, where she is listed as in critical but stable condition.
On March 28, a police officer from the 60th Precinct recognized Lewis based on a prior NYPD release of her physical description. He spotted her back at the scene of the crime, Sutter-Avenue Rutland Road station, and quickly took her into custody.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.