UPDATE: Man arrested after elderly woman stabbed at Bessemer Walmart
BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC) - Bessemer police have arrested a man they believe stabbed an elderly woman in her leg and arm.
Terrance Daniels, 57, is charged with First-Degree Robbery and First-Degree assault. He is in the Jefferson County Jail.
Police said the victim stood her ground against Daniels.
Investigators said on June 22, 2021 at approximately 3:30 officers responded to Walmart on a reported carjacking. Officers arrived to find an elderly woman suffering from a stab wound to her leg and a cut to her arm.
Officers said the victim courageously stood her ground and did not give in to the suspect’s demands to give up her purse.
Officers began searching the area for the suspect while the victim was receiving treatment from Bessemer Fire Department.
Officers located the person nearby based on a description from the victim and available security camera footage.
The victim was taken to UAB West for further treatment of her injuries.
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