Woman found with life-threatening stab wounds in vehicle involved in Mankato police pursuit

A woman was found stabbed and critically injured in a vehicle involved in a police pursuit Tuesday.

Mankato Public Safety responded to a report of an erratic driver on the west side of the city at about 1:30 p.m. 

A pursuit ensued until the driver turned on a dead-end road and the officer used his squad to crash and end the pursuit.

Inside the vehicle, police discovered a female passenger who had been stabbed multiple times.  The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the woman suffered life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition. 

A knife was located at the scene where the vehicle crashed.

The BCA is investigating the incident.

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