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Woman Slashed During Robbery

An elderly woman was slashed during a robbery early this morning on Stewert Avenue near Maryland Parkway. The 60 year old woman says she was approached by a black male around 1 a.m.. She says the man came at her with a knife and started slashing her. He then took her purse and fled on foot. The victim walked to a nearby convenience store and called 911. She was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect remains on the loose.