Police have identified the suspect of a stabbing in Sioux City's west side Monday afternoon outside the Kum & Go convenience store, at 14th and Pierce Streets.
24-year-old Brittany Lapora was charged with willful injury in the incident.
Sioux City Police say Lapora stabbed 75-year-old William Bauerly inside a black Honda parked at the back entrance of the convenience store.
They say they were approached by Bauerly just after three saying that he had been stabbed in his abdomen.
Police then began searching for Lapora.
They say they found her about a block away on Douglas Street, hiding underneath a car.
Police are not sure of the relationship between the two.
But they do believe they know each other.
Lapora was taken into custody.
Bauerly was transported to Mercy Medical Center and is believed to have non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation continues as police try to figure out what caused the stabbing.
Sioux City police officers said they were approached by a man suffering an alleged stab wound to the abdomen outside Kum & Go at 14th and Douglas Monday afternoon. The victim said he was stabbed by a woman in a car parked outside the Kum & Go. The victim exited the car and flagged down police. Police said they found the female suspect hiding under a vehicle on Douglas Street 10 minutes later. She's now in police custody.
The victim was taken to Mercy Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
KTIV's Tiffany Lane is on scene and will have updates.
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