Woman stabbed multiple times during Silver Spring robbery attempt
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP/WJLA) - A woman continued fighting for her life Tuesday as police looked for the man who stabbed her during a robbery attempt in Montgomery County.
Police say the 31-year-old woman was walking in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring about 7:45 p.m. Monday when a man tried to rob her and then stabbed her repeatedly.
A passer-by called 911 and the man fled. The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Police said they set up a perimeter using police dogs and patrol officers but couldn't find the attacker.
The assailant was described by police as a Hispanic man with a medium build who wore a dark-colored shirt and a blue bandana over his face.
Police believe the attack was random.