BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland man charged with first-degree rape in Baltimore County is suspected of slashing a woman’s neck in a New York City subway station, according to police.
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Subhan Zaib, 26, was arrested Wednesday by Baltimore County Police. He is accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in the area of Shipping Place in Dundalk.
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New York City Police said around 5 a.m. on Friday, June 10, a 19-year-old woman was walking down the stairs at the corner of Essex Street and Delancey Street for the “F” Line when, unprovoked, a man approached her from behind, placed her in a chokehold, and slashed her multiple times in the neck and back.
The victim is in stable condition, police said. NYPD released these surveillance images of the suspect:
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Zaib is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center, police said.