Woman stabbed following fight in West Long Beach, police say

A woman was stabbed Wednesday evening in West Long Beach, and police are still looking for the suspect, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Police responded to the stabbing around 6:25 p.m. in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Hayes Avenue. There, officers located a woman who had been stabbed in the lower body, the LBPD said.

Officers rendered aid to the woman until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived and transported her to a local hospital where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries to the lower body, police said.

According to the LBPD, the victim was involved in a physical altercation a few blocks south in the area of Anaheim and I Streets with a woman she knew. The fight escalated and the woman stabbed the victim in the lower body using a knife, police said.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, according to the LBPD.

Man expected to survive after being stabbed in Alamitos Beach

Support our journalism.

Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. That’s why we’re asking readers like you to support our independent, fact-based journalism. We know you like it—that’s why you’re here. Help us keep hyperlocal news alive in Long Beach.

Fernando Haro is the Long Beach Post's breaking news and public safety reporter.
- ADVERTISEMENT -

More