LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A knife-wielding man suspected of stabbing a woman inside of a hospital in Long Beach has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

The assault was reported just before 3 a.m. on the sixth floor at St. Mary’s Medical Center, located in the 1000 block of Linden Avenue.

According to police, the suspect fled from the scene and was taken into custody a short time later.

The woman sustained non-life threatening injuries.

At this time, the relationship between the suspect and victim remains unclear.

The motive for the attack remains under investigation.


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