Woman Stabbed 8 Times During Robbery

Daytona Beach, FL - Police are looking for a man suspected in a stabbing attack and robbery of a woman at the Traveler’s Inn early Friday, Daytona Beach Police Department stated.

At about 2:21 a.m. Friday, 60-year-old Christina Spence was attacked at the Traveler’s Inn on 735 North Atlantic Ave. after she withdrew $1,600 from an ATM at the Sunoco at 645 North Atlantic Ave.

Police say a man identified as Curtis Rodgers came up to Spence as she approached the door to her motel room, grabbed her purse and then stabbed her with a knife.

Rodgers eventually fled with the purse and money.

Spence was cut eight times on her right hand, three on her left and suffered a cut to her neck. She was taken to Halifax Hospital.

A knife was found at the scene.

Police identified the 47-year-old Rodgers with surveillance video taken at the Sunoco and the Traveler’s Inn, plus and a backpack that was found to contain his medical information and name.

Rodgers is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and about 140 pounds, with black hair and skin and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a purple shirt with “Chantilly” on it with an unknown symbol, a plain black baseball hat and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. David Dinardi at 386-671-5219 or email him at dinardid@dbpd.us.


By: JThom (47837.00)

Tags: armed robbery, stabbing, daytona beach, crime, wtf, woman, blm

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