A woman needed 20 stitches after she was attacked in the face with a pumpkin stem on a Metro-North train in the Hudson Valley.

For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.

Earlier this month a female conductor was attacked by a passenger with a pumpkin stem on a Metro-North train in Westchester County.

Investigators To Announce Report On Bavaria Train Crash
Getty Images

The conductor told the woman she needed to get off the train because the woman didn't have a ticket, officials say.

Commuters Navigate Mass Transit During Rush Hour Amid Coronavirus Threat
Getty Images

Instead of getting off the train, the woman beat the conductor's face with a pumpkin stem near Tuckahoe, WCBS reports.

Boston Holds Pumpkin Festival
Getty Images

The conductor needed 20 stitches to close her wound.

gorodenkoff/Getty Creative
gorodenkoff/Getty Creative

More details about the attack haven't been released. The attacker's name was not released and it hasn't been reported if she was charged. It's unclear if the conductor is back to work.

The MTA says this attack proves there needs to be more police on trains to protect conductors.

Over 30 Red Flags For Anyone Who Claims To Live in Hudson Valley, NY

Hudson Valley Welcomes Nearly 70 New Eateries

We've reported on many restaurant closings, now it's time to highlight nearly 70 businesses that have recently opened in the Hudson Valley.

Hudson Valley Says Goodbye To Over 80 Businesses

15 New York Towns Among Safest in America

Top 5 Best Places to Live in New York

While no place in the Hudson Valley made the list, the region has received a ton of praise recently.

Hudson Valley Towns Honored

5 New York Schools Districts Ranked in Top 10 in America

Over 60 Children Have Recently Gone Missing From New York State

New York Counties With Highest, Lowest COVID Vaccine Rates

'Hudson Valley's Premier Restaurant, Bar' Opening Newburgh Waterfront Location

A very popular and award-winning Hudson Valley restaurant and bar is opening a new waterfront location. We got a sneak peek of the menu and location.

All-Time COVID Cases Per County in New York

Help Needed Finding The 39 Most Wanted in New York

Air-Breathing Fish That Eats Animals Found in Hudson Valley, New York

An invasive fish from Asia that can live on land for days and uses its sharp teeth to eat animals has been spotted in the Hudson Valley and other parts of New York State.  

More From Hudson Valley Post