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Woman stabbed in eye with pocket knife during fight in north St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A woman was stabbed in the eye during an argument with a man she was in a relationship with Wednesday night.

The 41-year-old woman told police she was arguing with the 56-year-old man when he punched her and the two began fighting around 11:30 p.m. in the 5100 block of Maffitt.

During the fight, the woman stabbed the man in the foot with a pocket knife. Then, the man took the knife and stabbed the woman in the eye, according to police.

After stabbing the woman, the man ran from the scene. Police placed him as wanted.

The woman was taken to the hospital in stable condition.  

The investigation is ongoing.

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