Purse snatcher stabs man in San Luis Obispo
March 24, 2012
Elizabeth Key and Christopher Sebastian were walking along Madonna Road near Los Osos Valley Road when a man ran up and grabbed Key’s purse. Key grasped onto her bag and a struggle ensued between Key and the thief.
Sebastian stepped in and fought the alleged purse snatcher who stabbed him in an undisclosed portion of his upper body. He was transported to French Hospital Medical Center with the stab wound and a neck injury before being moved to another hospital for further treatment.
Police describe the suspect as a white male with dark facial hair, in his late 30s, about 6-feet-tall and weighing 190 pounds.