Austin woman cut with knife, hospitalized

Published 10:02 am Thursday, June 30, 2016

A 21-year-old Austin woman was hospitalized after being cut across her hand with a knife following a domestic assault Wednesday night.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Fifth Avenue Northwest, according to Austin Police Capt. David McKichan.

The 36-year-old male suspect left the scene and was found riding away on a bike in the 1500 block of Fourth Avenue Northwest. Alcohol may have been a factor and no weapon has been located. If a weapon is found in the neighborhood, police advised neighbors to report it to the police.

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The suspect is in custody and a formal complaint is pending.