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Police: 70-year-old woman attacked, stabbed by masked suspect

Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 1:36 PM
Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 2:23 PM

Emergency units respond to stabbing on Shelley Dr.

UPDATE @ 2:25 p.m.: 

A 70-year-old woman was attacked and stabbed by another woman with a butcher’s knife outside a home on Shelley Drive, according to Dayton police. 

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The suspect, only identified as a masked woman, attacked the victim from behind, stabbing her in the neck and a hand, investigators said. 

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The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Her condition was not released but police said her injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. 

A K9 officer was requested to attempt to track the suspect but has been unsuccessful, according to initial reports. 

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more. 

FIRST REPORT

Police and medics have responded to reports of a person stabbed at a house on Shelley Drive Wednesday afternoon, according to initial reports. 

Emergency crews were dispatched around 1:25 p.m. to the house in the 1500 block of Shelley Drive after a woman reported she was stabbed by another woman, according to police scanner traffic. 

The condition of the victim was not immediately known. 

Police have requested a K9 officer to respond to help track a suspect, according to initial reports. 

Additional details were not available. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this story as we learn more.