Crime

Stabbing Victim: Woman Attacked Me Because I Refused to Have Sex

In today's high-tech world, the idea of a police blotter — a roundup of law enforcement actions that includes calls both minor and major — seems positively quaint.

But these chronicles frequently contain tales that underscore humanity's essential weirdness.

Take an item from the Colorado Springs Police Blotter in which a man was allegedly attacked by a woman for not engaging in the physical act of love.

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, the incident took place at approximately 1:37 a.m. on May 11 on the 100 block of East Platte Avenue — an area seen in the screen capture above.


Officers responding to the location found a man who said, to quote the report, "that he was stabbed by a white female after he refused to have sex with her."

The man was subsequently transported to a local hospital with what's described as "a non-life-threatening stab wound to his shoulder."

Will this crime be solved? Unlikely. KRDO-TV in the Springs reveals that the man stopped cooperating with police after he began receiving medical treatment, refusing to provide any additional details about the woman or the situation.

As such, the stabber remains at large, potentially endangering anyone who isn't interested in joining her for some nasty-doing.

Turn her down at your own risk.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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