REDLANDS (CBSLA.com) — A 34-year-old Mentone woman has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly stabbed a police officer in the leg.
Officials responded to a call of a suicidal woman at a medical facility in the 700 block of Nevada Street in Redlands about 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28.
The officer’s stab wound is not considered life-threatening.
As officers attempted to take the woman — identified as Susan Kimberly Reynolds Hollon – into custody, they said she became increasingly combative.
A struggle ensued and during the altercation, the woman reportedly pulled out a knife and stabbed one officer in the leg.
The officer was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center. He was treated for his leg wound and released the same day.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Redlands Police at (909) 798-7681. Anonymous tips can also be called in by texting 274637 using the key word “REDTIP.”