Report: Springfield man attacked at random, flown to hospital

Aug 13, 2018
  • By Parker Perry
  • Staff Writer
Springfield News-Sun

Springfield police are investigating an alleged random attack where two men punctured another man with a weapon causing that man to be flown to Miami Valley Hospital, according to a Springfield police report.

A Springfield man and woman were walking eastbound on West Pleasant Street towards South Western Avenue Sunday when two unknown men approached them from behind and demanded everything he had, the report says.

MORE: Police: Springfield man stabbed in back during large fight

“(The man) told the unknown suspects that he did not have anything,” the report says. “(The man) stated one of the unknown suspects hit him in the abdomen.”

The man fell over and lost consciousness, the report says, before waking up to find the two men running away. He also found himself bleeding, according to the report.

“(The man) did not know what the unknown suspect hit him with in the abdomen, but he began bleeding from a puncture wound,” the report says. “(the man) also had a laceration above his right eye from where he fell and hit the concrete with his head when he lost consciousness.”

MORE: Springfield woman charged with fleeing police

A number of items were collected by police as evidence, the report says, including a t-shirt covered in blood. The case is under investigation.