Police looking for woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend, nearly severing his finger

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Police are looking for a woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend several times early Tuesday morning in the 700 block of Decatur in North Memphis.

They said the woman actually called police but was gone by the time they got there.

The suspect's sister said she got to the apartment after the stabbing and tried to help her sister's boyfriend. She said the boyfriend was stabbed in the back and side and that her sister nearly severed his finger.

"There was a lot of blood. I feel sorry for him," said Williams.

Neighbors told her that her sister tried to burn the boyfriend's clothing and then stabbed him after he hit her.

The boyfriend was transported to the Regional Medical Center.