Police: Woman stabs man in North Philly, dumps knife in corner store

Philadelphia police are investigating two stabbings.

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Thursday, January 12, 2023
Police: Woman stabs man, dumps knife in corner store
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Police took the female suspect into custody and recovered the weapon from inside the store.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police say a woman stabbed a man multiple times in North Philadelphia and then dumped the knife inside a corner store.

It happened just after midnight Thursday on the 100 block of East Allegheny Avenue near West Wishart Street.

Authorities say the victim, a man in his late 20s to early 30s, staggered down the block, where he collapsed in front of the F&A Convenience Store.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police say after the stabbing, the woman deposited the knife inside the store.

Police took the female suspect into custody and recovered the weapon.

They say the two knew each other.

Hunting Park Stabbing

A woman was stabbed multiple times in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.

Police say a witness flagged them down near the scene at 5th and Luzerne streets, just after 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers found blood and a cellphone at the scene.

They are also holding a vehicle as evidence, one block away, saying it belongs to the attacker.

The 31-year-old woman remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Police say she knew her attacker, which means they know who they are looking for.

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