Woman slashed by purse-snatcher: ‘At first I thought it was a joke’
LOWER MANHATTAN — A young woman who was slashed by a purse snatcher in South Street Seaport shared details about the attack with PIX11 News Tuesday and her call for the public to help find the attacker. "At first I thought someone was trying to play a joke on me but then I saw the knife and realized it wasn't," Melissa Leslie recalled.