Police are looking for a jilted woman who stabbed a police officer based at Zimmerman police post.
The officer is said have had a relationship with the woman before they fell out.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations says the woman attacked the officer as he left her house on Sunday night.
“According to the officer, his former girlfriend had invited him to her house to rekindle their once blissful relationship,” DCI said.
“But the officer turned down the overtures and informed his jilted lover that their relationship had run its course and he had since moved on with his life.”
The suspect then followed him discreetly as he left her residence.
She stabbed the officer before fleeing into the darkness.
“They rescued him and rushed him to St John’s hospital where he received first aid before being transferred to a specialised facility within the city for further treatment,” DCI said.
The officer suffered a stab wound in the abdomen and is currently in stable condition.