golden gate park polo fields Elmira stabbing investigated
Elmira police are investigating a stabbing incident that was reported Tuesday morning. to the McDonald’s restaurant at 410 N. Main St. for a report of an assault victim.
The victim told police he was on Davis Street, in the area of the Elmira Collegetennis courts, when he was approached by another man.
The victim described the suspect as a black male, approximately 20 years of age, clean shaven,
wearing all dark clothing. The suspect initiated an altercation and subsequently stabbed the victim in the upper torso with a large bladed weapon, according to his account of events.
The victim advised police that he did not know the suspect, nor did he know of a reason why someone would want to cause him harm.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected torecover from his wounds, police said.
The investigation is continuing. Police are asking any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Elmira Police Department at 607 737 5626, or the anonymous tip line at 607 271 HALT.