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SILVER SPRING, Md. -

A Metro passenger has been sent to the hospital after being slashed in the face by a woman on a Red Line train Monday night.

According to Metro, the male victim was on his cell phone when the woman sitting near him confronted the victim and started attacking him.

The victim and alleged attacker did not know each other.

Police were alerted about the incident by the train operator while the train was still moving.

Police took the woman into custody after waiting at the Silver Spring station platform for the train to arrive. Authorities say the suspect will undergo a psychological evaluation.

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