(KMOV) – Police are searching for a suspect after he allegedly cut a woman while trying to aggressively court her in south St. Louis on Sunday.
According to police, the 16-year-old suspect walked up to a 17-year-old woman near the intersection of Delor and Ridgewood around 3:30 p.m.
Police said he “aggressively attempted to persuade a relationship with her” and a fight ensued.
Authorities said that’s when the suspect grabbed his knife and cut the victim on the right hand as she raised it to protect herself.
Police said the suspect then fled the scene.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call their local police department.