A witness at the crime scene said that the aggressor had been living with the victim for almost a month.
Rabat – The Judicial Police in Tangier have opened an investigation into the assault of a 50-year-old German woman, according to Maghreb Arab Press Agency (MAP).
They are now looking for a suspect believed to be in relationship with the victim.
The General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) have released a statement on the case. According to a witness testimony at the crime scene, the suspect had prior knowledge of the victim.
The witness went on to say that the suspect and the victim had been cohabiting an apartment belonging to an acquaintance.
The witness added that the suspect had begun to argue with the German woman. The suspect then tried to grab the victim’s handbag, and finished by assaulting her with a knife.
The police have launched an investigation into the circumstances of the physical assault. The investigation will verify the witness statements about the suspect’s prior knowledge of the victim.