The report says officers were able to speak with the man before he was transported to Springfield Regional Medical Center. The victim said he was carrying Christmas presents when he was attacked.
“…The suspect approached the victim without saying anything and began to stab him on his left arm,” the report says the man told police. “(The victim) began to wrestle with the male and they ended up on the ground. At this point, the suspect stabbed (the victim) on his right leg causing significant injuries. (The victim) stated the suspect then took off running eastbound on East Euclid Avenue.”
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The report says Springfield police have been unable to identify a suspect in the case. No charges were filed at this time due to the lack of suspect information.