Woman, girl stabbed by male family member, Phoenix police say

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Phoenix police are looking for the man who slashed two relatives with a knife, one of them a child, early Thursday morning. It happened shortly after 3:30 a.m. in the area of 15th Avenue and Van Buren Street.

According to Sgt. Andy Williams, responding officers found a woman who had been cut several times and a girl with one deep cut. Both were taken to the hospital. Police said their injuries are minor and not life-threatening.

Williams said the suspect is a family member of the victims. He was gone by the time officers arrived on the scene. Investigators have not released a description of him, nor have they said anything about what might have happened prior to the incident.

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