GLENDALE ( — 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.

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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.

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“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.

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The identity of the suspect or the victim have not been released.