Knife-wielding woman seriously injures 6 in Denver bar attack; police seek suspect

Posted at 3:46 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-12 18:35:56-05

DENVER — Police in Denver are looking for a woman who attacked a group of bar patrons with a knife, seriously injuring 6 people.

They're asking for the public’s help identifying the woman seen in surveillance video stills that were released Tuesday.

The attack happened around 2 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Viking Bar located at 4888 West Colfax Avenue.

The assailant, described as a white or Hispanic female, attacked the group as they were leaving the bar, according to Crime Stoppers release.

The woman fled the scene in a blue four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry. A witness described the vehicle as having a broken rear windshield and damage to the driver’s side front door.

It’s not clear if the attack was random or if the victims were targeted. The Crime Stoppers release did not include a possible motive.

Police said she is wanted for aggravated assault.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or text: DMCS plus your message to 274637. Tipsters are eligible for a reward if the suspect is captured and brought to justice.