Springfield Police say that the man demanded the woman’s purse but she ran away, but then the man grabbed the girl.
The girl also managed to get away so he went after the woman again.
As the woman tried to get in the store, he slammed the door on her and that was when stabbed her in the collar bone area, according to police.
The man took off but people on the street and in the store chased after the man. However, the suspect got away.
The woman was treated and released from Baystate Medical Center.
She and the other witnesses are now helping police track down the attacker.
If you recognize the man or have any information about what happened your asked to call police or text them an anonymous tip at CRIMES or 274637. In the message type the word SOLVE and then your tip.