Tyler Police investigate stabbing at ETMC-Tyler
On Monday February 20, 2012 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Officers responded to Medical Center Hospital located at 1000 S. Beckham in reference to an armed robbery. A hospital employee told Officers that she was exiting the main entrance and had been attacked by a black male suspect with a knife. The suspect stabbed the victim in the arm during a struggle and took the victims purse. The victim was treated for non-life threatening cut to her arm at Medical Center.
The suspect is described as a thin black male approximately 5’8” tall, weighing approximately 140-150 lbs. The suspect was wearing a black hooded coat, red shirt, dark pants and tennis shoes. The suspects head appears to be shaved. The suspect fled southbound from the hospital. Officers searched the area. The case is currently under investigation by Tyler Police Department Detectives.