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Man stabbed in attempted robbery

Posted April 25, 2009

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— A man was stabbed during an apparent robbery attempt on Alston Avenue shortly before 11:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

The victim was cut with a knife while standing outside an apartment building at 219 S. Alston Ave. Witnesses said that three men fled in a grey Jeep Cherokee.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Duke University Medical Center.

Anyone with information about the stabbing should call Durham Police's District 5 Investigations unit at 919-560-4407 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.

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