BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Police in the northern city of Sagay are baffled over the stabbing of an aging woman, 74, by a man wearing a ski mask.
Police Corporal Rocky Arnaldo told DNX they have already identified a person of interest who might be the masked attacker of Angeline Altoberos yesterday, 1 September 2022,in Poblacion 1 village, around 80 kilometers north of here.
Arnado said they have yet to know the motive behind the attack on the senior citizen who was gathering firewood inside a sugarcane field when the masked man stabbed with a stainless knife.
Neighbors said the man had been going to and from where the victim was before he attacked.
Police said he acted “unruly.”
The victim was saved by her grandchildren who heard her scream and is now being treated in a government hospital here.