In St. Petersburg man struck a woman with a knife in the neck

This afternoon an unknown man with a knife attacked a resident of St. Petersburg near the metro station “Ploschad Vosstaniya”, wounding her in the throat, writes “Fontanka”.


photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Eyewitnesses told the publication that the young man and his companion were sitting near the subway. Apparently, between the couple had a conflict, in which the young man hit the victim with a knife in the neck and ran towards the shopping center “Gallery”. The attacker wanted to stop, but the assailant ran out into the road on a red signal of a traffic light, and then nearly fell under the wheels of the car, but eventually was able to escape.

The witnesses of the incident said that the victim was helped by a passerby, who clamped her fingers on the artery on his throat and waited for the arrival of the medics.

A quarter of an hour on the scene arrived the ambulance and police.

Law enforcement officers of the city on the Neva will be to establish all the circumstances of the incident.

On the severity of injuries for girls no data.

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