Woman attacked and stabbed several times in South Salem

Woman stabbed in South Salem

A 25-year-old woman may have been saved by her dog, who helped fight off the attacker.

A violent attack in which a woman was stabbed several times has shaken the quiet town of South Salem.

Police say a 25-year-old woman was walking her dog at about 11:30 p.m. in the area of Bouton and Gilbert streets on Wednesday night. They say a man suddenly grabbed the woman from behind, punched her in the face and stabbed her several times in the side of the abdomen before running away.


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