Police Search for Stabbing Culprit in Gaithersburg

Woman stabbed 6 times during robbery attempt

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    Police are searching for a man who stabbed a woman,while trying to rob her in Gaithersburg, Md.

    The woman had just gotten into her car in the 100 block of Gold Kettle Drive Wednesday morning when a man approached it, investigators said. They said he walked around to the driver's side, opened the door and then tried to rob her at knife point. During a struggle that followed, the man stabbed her six times.

    The woman went to the hospital and is expected to recover.

    Police said the suspect rode off on a bicycle. He's described as a Hispanic man, 35-37 years old, about 5-foot or 5-foot-1, with a thin build and short black hair. Investigators said he was wearing a blue shirt and black pants and was armed with a knife.

    If you have any information, give Gaithersburg police a call at (301) 258-6400. You can also submit anonymous tips to (301) 330-4471.