Distressed assault victim stabs herself in dumpster


Houston police say a distraught 20-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted Sunday near Hobby Airport tried to kill herself after climbing into a trash dumpster.

The woman reported that she'd been talking with a man in a Morley Street apartment complex laundry room, then went with him to a vacant unit around 11 p.m. Once inside, the woman told police, she was sexually assaulted.

After getting away, she walked to the 8300 block of Broadway and climbed into a dumpster where she repeatedly stabbed herself in the neck. 

She later climbed out of the dumpster and collapsed.Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or the Houston Police Department's Major Assaults Division at 713-308-8800.

PHOTO: Click2Houston.com


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