St. Pete police seek man on bike who stabbed woman

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — St. Petersburg Police Department officers are searching for a man on a bicycle who rode up to a woman and then stabbed her on the head and body.

Investigators say the stabbing was reported around 3 a.m. on Wednesday. A person was walking in the area of 4th Street South and Dali Boulevard and saw the woman on the ground. When officers arrived they discovered the victim, 68-year-old Loreen Theresa Chopin, had been stabbed multiple times.

Preliminary information is that she was walking, when a man on a bicycle rode up to her and stabbed her multiple times in the head and body. The wounds were not deep and not considered life-threatening. She was taken to Bayfront Health.

Police say Chopin does not have a permanent address.

A suspect description has not yet been released.

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