(KMOV.com) – Police said a woman is in critical but stable condition after she was cut by someone who attempted to take her purse in north St. Louis early Sunday.
Police said the incident occurred near the intersection of Grand Avenue and St. Louis Avenue in St. Louis around 1:30 a.m.
According to authorities, the victim was riding in the same car as the suspect at the time of the incident. Police said the suspect attempted to take her purse, causing a struggle to ensue.
Authorities said the suspect cut the victim on the right side of her abdomen and then pushed her out of the car as it was moving. The investigation is ongoing.