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Young woman survives after being found on park bench with long kitchen knife protruding from her head

By Mason White 4:48 PM October 6, 2014
Alcileide Rodrigues dos Santos in the hospital 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A young woman miraculously survived being stabbed with a large kitchen knife by her angry former boyfriend, police in Brazil said.

The woman of San Pedro Town, was found on a park bench by passersby with the huge kitchen knife lodged in her forehead.

Luckily, she survived her injury and was able to identify the suspect. The incident happened to 22-year-old Alcileide Rodrigues dos Santos, just after 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

The officers took the woman to the PM Central Police Station, where rescuers took her to the Estadual Mario Covas Hospital.

Police said that dos Santos was conscious and was able to identify her former boyfriend, 19-year-old Jose Roberto Martins dos Anjos, as the attacker.