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Springfield stabbing victim suffers life-threatening injury, police search for suspect

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Man flown to hospital after fight

A Springfield man was flown to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton on Monday night after a fight about 10:20 p.m. in the 700 block of East Madison Avenue, and a teen was charged in connection with the incident.

The 43-year-old male victim was lying on the ground and told officers he’d been stabbed, though officers did not locate any apparent stab wounds. Officers did notice an injury to his ribs that included a disfigurement, according to a Springfield police report.

A 17-year-old boy was charged with felonious assault and assault and placed in juvenile detention, according to a report.

The report indicates the victim had yelled at the boy and other juveniles to pick up a trash can they’d allegedly knocked over. The man reportedly followed them to down the street where the fight occurred.

The boy allegedly tackled the victim to the ground and another unidentified juvenile pulled out a knife and began striking the victim in the torso, according to the report.

A 30-year-old man who heard the commotion stepped outside and restrained the boy. The other juveniles fled at that time.

The 30-year-old was transported to Springfield Regional Medical Center for treatment of a bite wound.

The juvenile was also served with an outstanding warrant through juvenile court. A knife, garden stake and men’s T-shirt were collected as evidence. STAFF REPORT

Couple charged with domestic violence

Jeffrey L. January Sr., 46, and Jeannine R. White, 41, both of 924 S. Fountain Ave., were charged with one count each of domestic violence Monday night.

According to a Springfield police report, each had injuries from a domestic dispute about 9 p.m. at their home. Officers couldn’t determine a primary aggressor and placed both in jail. January has a prior domestic violence conviction from 1991. STAFF REPORT

Man cut with knife, charged

Travion A. Smith, 31, of 1938 Wilkes Drive, Apt. A, was placed in Clark County Jail on one count of domestic violence early Tuesday morning.

According to a 23-year-old female victim he knows and to witness accounts, Smith assaulted her just after 3 a.m. in the 1100 block of East John Street.

She then grabbed a knife in defense and, when he grabbed at her, he was cut by the knife, according to a police report.

Smith has an active domestic violence charge against the victim, according to the report. STAFF REPORT

Thefts

• Car keys and a vehicle, valued at $5,000, were reported stolen between 12:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday during a home burglary in the 2000 block of Woodside Avenue.

• Car audio equipment and two vehicle wheels, valued at $4,100, were reported stolen between 9 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday from a vehicle in a detached garage in the 2000 block of Woodside Avenue.

• A television and cash, valued at $1,140, were reported stolen between 11:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday during a home burglary in the 1300 block of Selma Road.

• Power and radio equipment, vehicle maintenance items and a sewing machine table, valued at nearly $1,120, were reported stolen between July 22 and 26 from a shed in the 100 block of Alden Avenue. STAFF REPORT


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