Suspect Arrested In East Harlem Screwdriver Stabbing

womanattackedstabbedeastharlem2This is an update on an earlier story we reported that Police have arrested a man wanted in East Harlem screwdriver stabbing a 58-year-old woman Wednesday as she entered a building.

The attack took place around 5:20 p.m. in the doorway of 161 E. 110 St., police said. As the woman entered the building, 31-year-old Ryan Watson followed her inside and stabbed her with a sharp object, police told source. Watson then fled the building down East 110th Street, police said.

The woman suffered a puncture wound to her thigh and several lacerations, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, according to police.

Watson, who lives in East Harlem just a few blocks away from where the attack occurred, has been charged with felony assault in the case, police said late Thursday.

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