GLENDALE (CBSLA.com) — A woman was injured Thursday in a stabbing in Glendale.
The incident took place around 10:30 a.m. at San Fernando Road and Pacific Avenue, Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department said.READ MORE: Police Seek Public Assistance Locating 22-Year-Old Matthew Darwin, Last Seen Sunday In Santa Clarita
The woman in her 40s was about to cross the street with her 17-year-old daughter when a man walked up to her and stabbed her in the upper torso with a small knife, according to police.
The man was a complete stranger to the woman, authorities said. They also said he attacked without any provocation.READ MORE: Actor Sidney Poitier Died Of Heart Failure, Prostate Cancer
“He continued to walk and we detained him two blocks away,” Lorenz said.
The woman was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
“This is one of the safest cities in the United States. We’ve only had one homicide in the last four years — these things don’t happen,” Lorenz added.MORE NEWS: Man Robbed Of Cell Phone, High-End Watch Near Roxbury Park In Beverly Hills
The identity of the suspect or the victim have not been released.