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Woman almost stabbed to death

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- A 20-year-old woman was nearly killed Friday night after police say she was stabbed and cut several times, including cuts around her neck.

Yakima police say they were called to Memorial Hospital just after 10pm.

The victim had been taken there by friends after the attack.
 
Investigators spoke to several people who were with the victim at the hospital, they are looking for a suspect.

"Very significant wounds. Multiple stab wounds and then of course the incisions across her neck. Certainly could have been much worse for her," said Sgt. Tim Bardwell with YPD.

Bardwell says the victim is still in the Intensive Care Unit, but she is expected to survive.
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact Yakima police.

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