Purse snatcher stabs Freehold victim in throat

A Monmouth County woman was stabbed in the neck by a robber Saturday.

Marisol Cruz, 32, was attacked inside the door of her apartment building on Stonehurst Boulevard. The man who attacked her is still at large, according to police.

Police say Cruz suffered a 9-inch cut to her throat, as well as wounds to her hands from fighting off the suspect. The suspect was able to get away with the woman's purse.

Cruz has been released from Jersey Shore University Medical Center, according to hospital officials.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to contact the Freehold Police Department at (732) 462-1233.

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