Jonesboro police investigating stabbing at city park

Jonesboro police investigating stabbing at city park

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A man was taken to a local hospital Saturday afternoon after police say he was stabbed in the face.

Officers went to the area around CWL Park in the 1100-block of South Culberhouse around 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, regarding a fight, according to the initial incident report.

A witness told police a large group came up to her house “screaming and threatening her sister who was outside.” She stated that this has been an “ongoing problem.”

The victim, a 20-year-old man, went outside to confront the group and got into a physical altercation with the suspect.

The witness said the suspect pulled out a knife and cut the victim in the face.

The man was taken to a local hospital with a cut on the left side of his chin. He also had scuff and scrape marks to his left wrist and on the left side of his upper back and shoulder area, the report stated.

The suspect, described as a 46-year-old 6′ Black man weighing 176 pounds, left the scene before officers arrived.

Anyone with information on the stabbing can call Jonesboro police at 870-935-5657 or Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

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