Man robbed at Public Square, stabbed in the neck

Man robbed at Public Square, stabbed in the neck

Cleveland Police were called to Public Square at W. 3rd and Superior around 11:40 p.m. Friday night for an aggravated robbery.

Once on scene officers located the victim, who had been stabbed in the neck with a metal object.  EMS took the man to MetroHealth Medical Center to be treated for his injury.

Officers spoke with the victim who said the suspect approached him and asked for a cigarette, then produced a metal object and stabbed him.

The suspect, identified as Won Banks, 40 of Cleveland, was located and taken into custody.  Officers also located a pair of needle nose pliers and took them as evidence.

Banks is in jail awaiting charges.

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