The slashings in NYC have risen by 22% this year. The NYPD now increased the punishment to be as much as a shooting. Well, just when you thought it was another slashing…this crazy story happens:

A woman who told cops she was called a terrorist and slashed on her cheek in lower Manhattan on Thursday later admitted she made up the story, police said early Friday.

The woman, who wore a headscarf, told authorities a blade-wielding wacko sliced open her face as she left a Manhattan cosmetology school, police sources said.

The 20-year-old student at the Make-up Designory on Broadway near Rector St., said she was walking toward Trinity Church at 4:10 p.m. Her attacker, she said, came up behind her by Wall St., grabbed her arm, and slashed a roughly 2-inch gash into her cheek, police said.

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But police could find no video or witnesses to back up her account and she ultimately admitted her wound was self-inflicted.

She was taken to the hospital and to a a psychiatric evaluation.

Read more: NYDN


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