Man stabbed, robbed after befriending attacker on the bus - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man stabbed, robbed after befriending attacker on the bus

Photo of the suspect from the security camera. (Source: RTA) Photo of the suspect from the security camera. (Source: RTA)
Photo of the suspect from the security camera. (Source: RTA) Photo of the suspect from the security camera. (Source: RTA)
Photo of the suspect from the security camera. (Source: RTA) Photo of the suspect from the security camera. (Source: RTA)

A man was cut across the neck stabbed several times during a robbery, after getting off an RTA Bus at the Lorain/Fulton Road stop on July 30. 

The victim said the suspect befriended him on the bus as he traveled home from work.  They chatted about the suspect wanting to get a job. The victim agreed to help the suspect fill out on on-line application. 

They rode the bus from North Olmsted to Cleveland exited at the Lorain/Fulton stop together. 

They walked together for awhile, and as they passed behind a garage, the suspect cut the victim in the neck with a switch blade and demanded his phone and wallet. They started wrestling and the victim was stabbed multiple times. 

The suspect went into the victim's wallet and stole $100 cash, then fled the scene. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-30's, with no facial hair. He is about 5'8" tall, and weights around 160 pounds. He was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and may go by the name Shawn. 

If you have any details about the suspect, contact the Cleveland Police Second District Detective Bureau at (216) 623-5210. 

 

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