Detroit police seek man wanted for stabbing woman at laundromat

Man took victim’s purse after stabbing her

The man wanted by Detroit police for the stabbing that took place on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.
The man wanted by Detroit police for the stabbing that took place on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Detroit Police Department)

DETROIT – Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a stabbing that took place on Detroit’s east side.

According to police, the incident happened Saturday, Jan. 2 at around 2:22 a.m. inside a laundromat in the 12900 block of East 7 Mile Road in Detroit.

The man approached a 27-year-old woman inside the laundromat. When she started backing away from him he pulled out a knife and stabbed her, police say.

She went to a nearby gas station for help. The man took the woman’s purse and also fled the scene.

Police say the woman was taken to a hospital and treated for her injuries.

The stabber is described as a Black man with a medium complexion and cleanly shaved.

He was last seen wearing a black skull cap, black coat with a hood, and black sweater with the word Detroit on the front.

The sweater had a red and white design on the bottom of it. He was also wearing tan shoes and had rings on each finger of his right hand.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5940 or 1-800-SPEAK-UP.


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