Police continue search for woman involved in downtown Lincoln stabbing

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police were still searching Thursday for a woman who is thought to have stabbed a 16-year-old near 11th and O Streets.

The stabbing happened just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, when a woman yelled a racial slur at two men who were arguing with another female.

Police said the comment upset the victim. She approached the other woman, and a fight began.

At some point during the altercation, the victim was stabbed.  The perpetrator fled south, according to police.

The victim had injuries that were not life-threatening.

The person who stabbed her was described as a woman in her 20s with dark hair in braids, wearing a short-sleeve blue shirt and shorts.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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