Woman stabbed on Rockford's east side Saturday night

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 21-year-old woman is recovering after investigators say she was stabbed in the 4000 block of East State Street.

Rockford police officers were called to that area at 11 p.m. Saturday night. They were told that the victim was confronted by the suspect, and the victim was stabbed during that confrontation.

The victim was taken to the hospital, and her injuries are not life-threatening.

The suspect is described as a black woman with a light complexion around 20 to 23 years old, and around 5’11” with a large build.

Anyone with information is asked to called Rockford police or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers.