Posted on May 30, 2014 at 1:17 PM
STATESVILLE, N.C. -- A man is recovering from several stab wounds following an assault in Statesville, according to police.
Officers responded to the 1200 block of West Front Street around 4 a.m. Wednesday after a report of a person flagging down vehicles.
Police arrived to find the victim, who was hospitalized.
In an interview with police, he said two men approached him while walking. They then began punching him and until one of the suspects pulled out a knife, police say.
Both suspects fled after the incident.
Anyone with information on the crime should call Statesville Police at 704-878-3406 or Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.