ABS-CBN employee stabbed in Manila

Posted at 12/29/2012 2:56 PM | Updated as of 12/29/2012 7:33 PM

MANILA, Philippines – An employee of ABS-CBN was stabbed by a snatcher in Manila after she attempted to recover her stolen bag.

The victim, identified as Bianca Manalo of the TV network's finance department, was stabbed in her left chest near Morayta Street in Sampaloc, Manila on Saturday.

Manalo was riding a Tamaraw FX shuttle service (OWA 956) when a certain Jason Tuliente opened the vehicle's door to snatch her bag.

According to P02 Aaron Cortez of the Manila Police District, Manalo was stabbed by Tuliente when she managed to run after the suspect to recover her belongings.

Police have arrested Tuliente.

Manalo is currently under observation at the Philippine General Hospital, as of posting. -- Report from Ricky Velasco, dzMM