Man Stabs Woman After She Says She Does Not Have Money to Give Him: Police

A man is accused of stabbing a 29-year-old Stamford woman four times in the chest after asking her for money and has been arrested.

Police responded to Henry Street just before 2:30 p.m. on Monday and started to provide medical assistance.

The woman was bleeding badly and her cousin gave police a description of the assailant and said he goes by the name of “Lucky.”

The victim told police the man asked for “the money.” When she said she did not have any, he stabbed her, took her wallet and fled toward Washington Boulevard. 

Police found a man matching the description provided on Pulaski Street and identified him as 39-year-old Donell Blake.

Police said they found the victim’s wallet and the suspect’s red shirt, which he tried to discard.

The victim was transported to Stamford Hospital and her injuries are not life-threatening.

Blake has been was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and first-degree assault.

Blake was held on a $500,000 appearance bond.

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