One NYPD cop was stabbed and another slashed by an unhinged knife-wielding man inside a Bronx subway station early Wednesday, cops said.
The two transit officers were responding to a 911 call of a man with a knife on the northbound No. 5 train platform at Pelham Parkway around 2:30 a.m. when the 40-year-old menace — later identified as Howard Clunis — started to swing the blade at them without provocation, authorities said.
Clunis stabbed a female cop in the arm, and slashed a male officer on the chin, police said.
By the afternoon, Clunis — who lives about a mile from the station in the Laconia neighborhood — was charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, authorities said.
The knife he allegedly used during the attack was also recovered.