SAPD: Woman stabbed during attempted robbery on South Side

Incident occurred just before 10 p.m. in 1900 block of SW Military Drive

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for the person who tried to rob a woman on the city’s South Side late Wednesday night.

The incident occurred just before 10 p.m. in the 1900 block of SW Military Drive, just east of Interstate 35.

According to police, the 37-year-old woman was taking items out of her truck at a laundry mat when a man tried to grab her purse.

Police said the woman fought back and during the attack was cut on the arm by an unknown sharp item. The woman got away and drove to a gas station down the street to get help, authorities said.

The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene by EMS crews.

SAPD has not released any information about the suspect. The assailant has not been found.

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