Woman stabbed in hand, robbed during home invasion on West Side, police say

Incident occurred around 2:40 a.m. in 600 block of North San Bernardo Avenue

San Antonio police are searching for a suspect following a home invasion on the city’s West Side early Friday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a suspect following a home invasion on the city’s West Side early Friday morning.

Officers were called around 2:40 a.m. to a home in the 600 block of North San Bernardo Avenue, not far from North General McMullen Drive after receiving word of a robbery.

According to police, a woman in her 80s was sleeping in her bed when an intruder armed with a knife broke into her home through the back door.

Police said the intruder woke her up and demanded cash. That’s when, police say, the woman gave the man roughly $900 before a struggle ensued.

Authorities say the woman was stabbed in the hand during the altercation. The intruder tied the woman’s hands together and fled the scene. He has not been found.

The woman was taken by EMS to University Hospital, where she is listed in stable condition.

SAPD did not give a description of the suspect. The investigation is ongoing, police said.


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