PHOENIX, Arizona – A man was stabbed and mugged after getting off the bus. Phoenix police are asking the public to help them find the two individuals who they say assaulted and stabbed the victim at a bus stop last month.
Phoenix Police say on Jan. 24, the 21-year-old victim got on a city bus near 51st Avenue and Camelback Road. Two men also boarded the same bus.
At 19th Avenue and Camelback Road, the victim got off the bus. He was followed by the same two men who boarded the bus behind him. That’s when the two men “grabbed the victim from behind while one of the suspects was holding a knife.” As the victim tried to pull away from the two attackers, “he was stabbed and thrown to the ground.”
While he was on the ground, the two men robbed him of his backpack. The victim was able to get to his feet and run away. He survived his injuries.
The suspects are described as two white men, around 20-25 years old. The first suspect is around 6′, 230 pounds, with a demon tattoo on his left shoulder, asian symbols on top of his left forearm. He was wearing a white tank top, black pants, black boots and a Camo hat.
The second suspect is around 5’8″, 170 pounds. He was wearing a red shirt, maroon jacket, red bandanna around his neck, black pants and a gray hat.