Woman stabbed behind apartment complex in Bluffton | News
BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC)- The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating the stabbing of a woman on Aug. 26 that occurred behind a Bluffton apartment complex.
Officers were called to a field located between Simmons Cay Apartments and Napa Auto Parts off Bluffton Pkwy and discovered a 31-year old woman suffering from a neck wound.
According to the Sheriff's office, a group of four men in the area said they had been drinking and hanging out at a pond behind the apartment complex all afternoon with the woman. The men told officers that the victim walked away with one of the men in the group and a short time later they heard her screaming. They discovered the suspect on top of the victim, who fled after being confronted by the group.
The woman was transported to Memorial where she was treated and released. Investigators are trying to identity of the suspect, who was described as a 25-year old heavy set Hispanic male, about 5'10" and weights about 220 lbs. He was wearing a blue and white striped t-shirt and khaki pants.
The Sheriff's office is asking anyone with information to contact Investigator Cpl. B. Cooler at 843.255.3423 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843.524.2777
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