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Stamford Police: Woman Slashes Victim During Attempted Purse-Snatching

Stamford Police arrested a woman for slashing another woman during an attempted purse snatching, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Stamford Police arrested a woman for slashing another woman during an attempted purse snatching, according to the Stamford Advocate. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. — A Bronx woman was charged with attacking another woman and slashing her head while stealing her purse Saturday in Stamford, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Police told the Stamford Advocate that the victim was at a bus station on Bank Street on Saturday evening when Solyasmin Nunez tried to grab her purse. A struggle ensued, during which Nunez pulled out a sharp object and slashed the woman on the side of her head, according to the Stamford Advocate.

She fled but was soon caught and taken to Stamford Hospital for evaluation after she appeared unstable, the Advocate reported. She was charged with third-degree robbery, second-degree assault, breach of peace, assault on a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the Stamford Advocate.

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