IN THE GHETTO 07-17-14
IN THE GHETTO: MAN ON BIKE STABS WALKER
Authorities are investigating after a man says he was stabbed while walking by a man riding a bike in north St. Louis Saturday night.
The 21-year-old victim told police he was walking in the 4500 block of Adelaide at 9:30 p.m. when the suspect rode up next to him on a bike. According to the victim, the suspect attempted to grab him. When the victim resisted, the suspect stabbed him three times in the arm.
The victim fled on foot to the 4500 block of Fair where he called police.
Witnesses on the scene contradicted the victim’s version of the incident. They say the victim was the aggressor and the suspect was possibly defending himself.
The victim was taken to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Police say a search of the area failed to locate a suspect.
A police report describes the suspect as an unknown black male, 50 to 60-years-old and 230 pounds. The report says the suspect was last seen riding a black bicycle
IN THE GHETTO: TWO STATE CAR CHASE ENDS WITH THREE IN JAIL
Police said they have arrested three suspects after a chase from Missouri to Illinois Tuesday evening.
According to police, the chase began in St. Louis City before the suspects drove into St. Louis County and then into Illinois. Police said an officer was assaulted in Bel-Ridge.
Police said the suspects abandoned their car in Illinois on Interstate 270 near Route 159 around 8:30 p.m. Authorities said they were then caught near a mobile home park in Glen Carbon.