Woman stabbed, robbed in Grand Rapids

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman was hospitalized after police say she was robbed and stabbed in Grand Rapids Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to the area of Bates Street and Dolbee Avenue SE on a report of a stabbing just after 5 a.m.

Police say a 57-year-old woman was walking on Bates Street when the suspect approached her and demanded her belongings.

The woman was stabbed in both legs during a struggle with the suspect. She was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a black man, 25-30 years old, 6-foot tall and thin. He was last seen wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.