The famed Guardian Angels are back on patrol in the New York City subway system after the latest attack in a slashing spree. In an effort to protect New York straphangers, the Guardian Angels have went back to their day-and-night patrols on the subway for the first time in over 20 years.
Following the slashing attacks, the Angels have resumed the round the clock subway patrols for the first time in decades.
“We made a commitment, we re-upped our patrols on the subways both during the day and at night because of this incredible number of slashings that’s been taking place,” said Curtis Sliwa, founder of the Angels.
A 27-year-old man was rushed to the hospital early Sunday morning after getting slashed in the face at the Central Park North station. Later on the same day, a man’s hand was sliced during a mugging on the C train. Those were the fourth and fifth attacks in a week, with at least one other happening recently.