Woman recovering after being attacked by man with a knife in Niles

NILES, Mich. -- Niles Police are investigating a stabbing that happened in the area of Silverbrook Avenue and S. 15th Street in Niles Wednesday afternoon.

The incident was reported at 3:22 p.m.

Police Chief James Millin said a 36-year-old woman was in the area of 15th and Silverbrook, near the wood line, when she was attacked from behind by a white male.

She said she received a cut to her left arm and chest.

After she exited the woods, a citizen passing by stopped to help her and called 9-1-1.

The victim was taken to a hospital in Indiana.

Police said the only description they have of the suspect is a white male wearing a bandana.

A knife was recovered from the area where the incident occurred.

The victim's injuries were not severe and she is expected to make a full recovery.

The investigation is ongoing.

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