San Mateo: Man arrested for stabbing family member


An elderly woman was found stabbed outside a San Mateo apartment Monday afternoon and a man found beside her was taken into custody, police said.

At 3:35 p.m. Police responded to reports of the stabbing at 51 W. Fourth Ave.

The 76-year-old victim was found outside a second floor apartment suffering from a stab wound with a man standing next to her, police said.

The woman was rushed to a hospital and the man was taken into custody.

Police said it appears the two are family and got into an argument outside the apartment just before the man apparently stabbed her. The weapon was located nearby.

The woman is in stable condition and is expected to survive her injuries, police said.

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