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Decatur Police search for stabbing suspect

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Police said someone attacked a woman near the Decatur City Cemetery Tuesday afternoon. Police said someone attacked a woman near the Decatur City Cemetery Tuesday afternoon.
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

Decatur Police are searching for the person who stabbed a woman Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called to a convenience store on Highway 20 at 12th Avenue just before 5 p.m.

There, they found a 29-year-old female with stab wounds to the abdomen. The victim told investigators she was walking through the Decatur cemetery to meet a friend at the store.

The victim said she was sexually assaulted and stabbed by a man wearing an orange T-shirt. She called her friend at the store, who said he saw the suspect running from the area.

The woman was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital. Her injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

The investigation is ongoing.

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