Fourth of July slashed


An offender, who was described as being 70 years old, stabbed a man in South of South Monday. 

The 36-year-old victim was bleeding from the left side of his abdomen when police arrived on the 1500 block of Catharine Street at 5:23 p.m., Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The perpetrator — described as black, age 70, 5-foot-7 and wearing a black and white shirt — fled in an unknown direction while the victim was transported via a medic unit to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was rushed into surgery. 

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Also in this week’s Police Report:
Cursing outbreak
Slain by single bullet
Squatter arrested
Water fight
Mugged of $20
Police gatherings
Preventing identity theft
Mounting at the park