Sunday, August 14, 2016

Woman stabbed, robbed near Forsyth Park

Posted By on Sun, Aug 14, 2016 at 9:31 AM

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police ask the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery on the 100 block of Hall Street off Forsyth Park, that seriously injured a 32-year-old victim on Aug. 14.

"At about 3:30 a.m., Metro responded to the scene after reports of an armed robbery. Responding officers located the victim, with visible stab wounds. She was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment," police say.

Reportedly, the victim "was attempting to enter her residence when an unidentified male suspect, armed with a knife, approached and demanded her purse. She was stabbed before she could comply," police say.

"She fought the suspect off with her bicycle and entered her residence. The suspect ran east on Hall Street with the victim’s belongings."

Investigators are working to identify the suspect, who stands roughly 5-9 to 6-0. The suspect wore dark clothing during the incident. Detectives ask persons with information on this case, particularly individuals who may have been near Hall Street, to come forward.
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