Man Fends off Robber With Knife
Press release provided by Eureka Police:
On 04/24/15 at about 1:09 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the vicinity of 5th and N Streets for the report of a male that had just been stabbed. Officers located the victim who had multiple bleeding cuts to both hands.
The victim reported that he was sleeping in the bushes near 5th and N Streets, when he was awakened by a male subject standing over him with a knife and demanding money. The victim said that when he told the suspect he did not have any money, the suspect began stabbing him with the knife.
The victim was able to fend off the suspect, but sustained several cuts to his hands as a result. The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance with non life threatening injuries.
The victim was unable to provide a description of the suspect, because the suspect had instructed him not to look at him. Officers checked the vicinity but were unable to locate the suspect or witnesses. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Eureka Police Department at 441-4044.