Good Samaritan cut while attempting to stop crime

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Richmond Police tell us a woman was assaulted while trying to stop a crime in progress.

Around 8:00 p.m. Saturday, the woman confronted the male suspect in a car break-in attempt in the 600 block of 22nd Street. The two got into a fight and at one point the suspect used a knife to cut the woman in the arm.

We're told the woman required a few stitches, but is otherwise okay.

The suspect was last seen fleeing the scene on foot.

If you know anything that can help police find him, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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