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MPD – Stabbing

Date: June 3, 2021 Number: 28

Subject: Stabbing

Earlier this morning at approximately 7:20AM, Mansfield Police responded to the
900 block of Brookfield Drive in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, officers
were advised by Mansfield Fire medical personnel on scene that the female
victim, who is in her 70’s, had been stabbed. The victim stated that a male had
entered her apartment by unknown means and began stabbing her as she laid in
her bed. The victim described the suspect as a light skinned male,possibly biracial or Hispanic, in his late teens to 20’s. She further advised that she believed she heard another person inside the apartment during the assault. The victim, who had been stabbed over 30 times, was transported to a local hospital and left in the care of Emergency Room staff for treatment.

Mansfield Police and local law enforcement is currently searching the area and
will be going door-to-door, asking if anyone has seen individuals matching the
suspect’s description. If anyone may have seen or heard anything suspicious,
early this morning and/or around the time of the call, we are asking them to
contact the Mansfield Division of Police.

The investigation remains ongoing and no additional information is available at
this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major
Crimes Detective Dave Scheurer at (419) 755-9748.