A woman in her 60s suffered life-threatening injuries when she was stabbed by a teenager during an attempted robbery in Montebello, police said Saturday.
Police responded to reports of "suspicious circumstances" in the 600 block of North Hendricks Street (map) around 8:20 p.m. Friday when the victim was found, according to a Montebello Police Department news release.
The woman had been stabbed an unknown number of times, and although police initially said she was seriously injured, they said Saturday her injuries were life-threatening.
Further details on her condition were not provided.
The attacker was described as being in his early to late teens and standing 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall.
The woman did not know the teen, who was believed to be Hispanic and was wearing a light-colored jacket and dark jeans during the incident.
Anyone with information was asked to contact the Montebello Police Department at 323-887-1313.