Police: Woman stabbed by homeless man in Long Beach

A woman was stabbed by a homeless man as the two were walking in opposite directions on a Long Beach sidewalk, authorities said Sunday.

Officers were sent to the 300 block of Long Beach Boulevard at 8:40 p.m. Saturday and found the woman suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound to the upper body, the Long Beach Police Department reported.

Paramedics took her to a hospital.

Police arrested Kenneth Stamps, 28, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, with bail set at $30,000, the LBPD reported.

An investigation revealed that the victim was walking in the opposite direction when Stamps allegedly stabbed her with a knife as they passed each other.

He ran from scene, but was located and arrested nearby by officers.

The motive for the attack, if any, was not immediately known and the investigation was ongoing.