POLICE ALERT: Man stabbed at West U home during attempted robbery

September 4, 2016

West University police are warning residents that a violent robber is on the loose and are looking for leads to help capture him.

Officers responded to a 911 call reporting an attempted robbery in the 2700 block of Arbuckle Street just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The victim opened his door to a bald, Hispanic man who wasn’t successful in entering the home, but he stabbed the victim, then fled north on Wakeforest in a small silver vehicle.

The stabbing victim was taken to a hospital by West U EMS personnel. His condition was not immediately known.

The suspect was wearing a black T-shirt and camouflage pants.

Police are reminding residents to report suspicious vehicles or individual to 713-668-0330, or to 911 in an emergency.

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