About 1:15 a.m., Jerry Strickland said he was escorting a woman home from a downtown bar when he was attacked by a man near the corner of Tenth Street and Walton Way, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report.
Strickland said his jacket and wallet, which contained $41, were stolen during the altercation. Deputies found Strickland with cuts on his face and a stab wound to his left leg.
Strickland was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center to be treated for his injuries. He was unable to provide a description of the suspect.