Emmerdale fans were left horrified tonight as Vanessa Woodfield was left for dead after being brutally stabbed this evening.
The vet was driving with her son Johnny when she noticed a man in a hoodie pouring petrol over the bins in front of The Woolpack.
Vanessa confronted the man and shoved him to the ground, but ended up being stabbed.
The man set the bins alight as Vanessa crumpled to the ground.
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"Wrong place wrong time, that’s all," he said ominously before running to her car and stealing it.
"No," she cried out. "No please – my boy!"
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The man appeared not to realise that Vanessa’s son was in the back seat.
Will she be ok?
*Emmerdale continues at 8pm tonight on ITV
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