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A San Antonio woman is being treated for injuries after her date, whom she met on the dating app PlentyOfFish, stabbed her.
According to police, 47-year-old Claudia Martinez picked up the man in her car on Monday evening to spend the night with her at her apartment in northwest San Antonio. Around 1a.m. on Tuesday, an argument unfolded between the two of them, and police say the man grabbed a butcher knife from Martinez’s kitchen and stabbed her in the back.
When Martinez’s son heard her scream in pain and ran out to see what happened, he saw the knife sticking out of his mom’s back. The suspect reportedly then delivered what is perhaps the least believable lie in history, saying, “Your mom stabbed herself in the back!” Her son pushed the man out of the apartment and locked the door. Police say he fled on foot from her apartment and has not yet been caught. Martinez told the police that she’d known the man for only two days, and showed them his profile from PlentyOfFish.
Martinez was taken to the hospital with the knife still sticking out of her back, but she is out of surgery and reportedly expected to recover just fine.
“It’s OK to go to a dating site, just use precaution and be safe out there,” warned Jennifer Rodriguez, a spokesperson for the San Antonio Police Department, speaking to News 4 San Antonio.
Recent data revealed that 39 percent of straight couples and 65 percent of same-sex couples meet through online dating services.
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Alex Dalbey is a writer and zinester currently working out of St. Paul, Minnesota. They have bylines at The Daily Dot, Kill Screen, and Bullet Points. Follow them on Twitter @thedialogtree