Midland Police release sketch of suspect involved in stabbing

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Midland Police release a sketch of a man who brutally attacked a woman in Midland.

The suspect is a black man, medium build, wearing a bandana on his head.

Investigators say a distinguishing feature is the suspect's high cheek bones.

The stabbing happened back on Monday morning around four at the Sterling Spring Villa Apartments.

When police arrived, they found a 24 year old woman stabbed in the back 8 times.

Investigators say a man broke into her apartment through her patio door where he tried to rape her.

He then took a knife from the kitchen and stabbed her several times and ran off.

If you have any information, call Midland Crimestoppers at 694-TIPS.