Victim Assaulted Over Theft Accusation

Occurred on 9/21/11, 4:45 p.m.   Aggravated Assault   11030 Mayfield     1109210110

Officers responded to an assault call involving a knife.  Officers contacted the 42-year-old victim who was bleeding from the left side of his face.    He told Officers he was involved in argument over the theft of a cell phone. 

The victim told Officers his friend stopped by and accused him of taking his cell phone.  The suspect assaulted the victim punching him in the face several times. 

Further investigation revealed the victim’s face was cut, possibly from a knife.  The victim told Officers he did not see a knife, but a witness to the assault observed the suspect with a silver-colored knife.  The suspect fled taking a weed eater from the victim’s truck. 

The victim was transported to NorthWest Hospital  by CCFD Emergency Personnel for treatment of his facial injuries.

The investigation is ongoing into the Aggravated Assault and Theft from a Motor Vehicle.