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Woman, 34, stabbed near 19th Street home in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS – A 19th Street woman was stabbed early Friday following a confrontation in the 400 block of 19th, police said.

Christina L. John, 34, who was taken to Erie County Medical Center following the 3:50 a.m. attack, is expected to survive the attack, according to police.

Details of the incident were sketchy, but the attacker was described as a heavy-set, white female with long, curly brown hair, wearing black pants and carrying a black bag. Police said the victim was attacked at a residence near the home of the victim, who was found bleeding heavily from a stab wound to the left rib cage area.