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Woman stabbed, spit on after helping man change a tire

William Thomas (Source: OPSO) William Thomas (Source: OPSO)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A woman who stopped to help an older man change a flat tire was rewarded for her good deed with spit in her face and a knife wound, according to NOPD reports.

The incident happened around 4:25 p.m. near the intersection of General Taylor Street and South Claiborne Avenue.

A 40-year-old woman stopped to help William Thomas, 72, change a flat tire.

Once she finished working on the tire, Thomas spit in the victim’s face, produced a knife, and stabbed her.

He then fled the scene but was arrested a short time later.

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