A Queens woman is facing attempted murder, assault and weapons charges after police said she attacked her boyfriend on the side of the road in Calverton.

Riverhead Town police said that with assistance from the NYPD, Claudia Patricia Garcia Vargas, 53, was arrested Tuesday at her home in Queens. She is charged with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Arraignment details and information on any counsel was not available Wednesday. 

Police said officers responding to a 911 call at 12:16 a.m. Sunday found the boyfriend, identified as Daniel Saavedra, 48, of Queens, at a residence on Fresh Pond Avenue in Calverton, bleeding from a neck wound. Detectives said Saavedra told officers he was a passenger in a car driven by Garcia Vargas and said that she had stopped the vehicle alongside the road on Fresh Pond Avenue, then "attacked him" with "an unknown type of knife or sharp object."

Police said Saavedra was taken by Wading River Fire Department ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead for treatment.

A canine unit also responded to the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing and police ask anyone with information to contact detectives at 631-727-4500, extension 289.

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