Man attacks wife, stabbed by woman's father

Husband charged with burglary assault, father not facing charges

Published On: Apr 03 2013 09:03:12 AM CDT
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A man was hospitalized after San Antonio police said he attacked his estranged wife and then was stabbed by her father.

Police said the incident began around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Crestwood Apartments in the 5800 block of Royalgate Drive when the husband forced his way into his wife's apartment.

She told police he began to attack her and pulled out a knife.

Police said the wife's father went into the bedroom and grabbed the knife from the husband and stabbed him multiple times.

The husband was taken to University Hospital in critical condition, but was listed as stable Wednesday morning.

Police said the husband, who is in his mid 20s, would be charged with burglary assault.

The father was not expected to be charged, San Antonio police said. The estranged wife was not seriously injured.