Woman's throat slashed inside Mayfair bar

MAYFAIR (WPVI) -- A woman is in critical condition after her throat was slashed inside a bar in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia.

It happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at Fiddler's Green Tavern in the 7300 block of Frankford Avenue.

Police say the 37-year-old victim was dancing with another patron when she was approached by another female she knew.

The female struck the victim in the head with a beer bottle.

Police say she then continued swinging the bottle, cutting the victim.

The 37-year-old woman suffered a severe laceration to the face and neck requiring emergency surgery.

She was transported to Aria Health Torresdale where she is listed in critical condition.

The search continues for the suspect.

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