HPD: Husband stabs intruder who knocked out pregnant wife

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by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:54 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 11 at 2:05 PM

HOUSTON—A burglary suspect who assaulted a pregnant woman was hospitalized early Thursday after being stabbed by the woman’s husband, according to Houston police.

Police said a couple returned to their home in the Quail Meadows apartments, located on Telephone Road at Red Robin, to find a man burglarizing their home around 2:15 a.m.

Police said the suspect initially fled the scene, but returned and began yelling at the couple.

The suspect punched the wife, who is 7-months pregnant, knocking her unconscious.

Her husband grabbed a knife and stabbed the suspect three times, according to police.

The suspect was transported to Ben Taub Hospital in serious condition.

The husband was taken into custody to be questioned by police.

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