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Police say pregnant woman stabbed in Petersburg knows attacker

Posted at 11:43 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 08:13:26-05

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Police said a pregnant woman is fighting for her life after she was stabbed multiple times in an apartment building Tuesday afternoon.

Petersburg Police responded to the apartments on Pine Street around 3 p.m. after several 911 calls from citizens that reported screaming and saw the woman bleeding.

The woman was rushed to Southside Medical Center, according to officials.

Police found the suspect in the case and said he also had critical injuries. Detectives said it was likely a domestic dispute.

Anyone with information is asked to call 861-1212.