A woman was stabbed Wednesday afternoon during a robbery attempt at the intersection of Brown Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to Columbus police.
The victim was treated at Columbus Midtown Medical Center for a stab wound to the left arm and released.
An officer was called to the hospital at 5 p.m. Wednesday to speak with the victim. She told police she was unloading items in her vehicle around 4:20 p.m. when a stranger grabbed her around the waist and put a knife to her throat.
“He said I want all your money and everything you have that’s worth money,” Columbus Police Cpl. Kelly Phillips said. “She didn’t have anything.”
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Phillips said the suspect stabbed her once in the left arm, leaving a small puncture wound. Attempted rape was also listed as one of the offenses committed, but Phillips declined to elaborate.
No one has been arrested in connection with the incident.