Arrest made in Daytona Beach stabbing
Victim had 12 lacerations after the incident
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – The Daytona Beach Police Department has made an arrest in a Friday stabbing case.
Surveillance video shows the suspect, who was wearing a purple shirt with the words "Chantilly" on the front and a plain black baseball hat, stabbing the victim shortly after 2 a.m. Friday, police said.
The suspect, Curtis Rodgers, allegedly left the victim with multiple lacerations; eight on her right hand, three on her left hand and one one her neck, police said.
The victim was transported to Halifax Hospital and a knife was recovered from the scene.
The victim told police her purse contained $1,600 dollars in cash and that Rodgers grabbed for her purse, as she tried to maintain her grip.
The incident occurred at the Traveler’s Inn on 735 North Atlantic Ave.
Police said the suspect frequents the Sunoco gas station at 645 North Atlantic Ave. and the surrounding area.
Rodgers is charged with aggravated battery and robbery with a deadly weapon.
He has no bond.
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