Augusta man reports downtown stabbing, robbery

Police say an Augusta man was stabbed in the leg during a robbery Saturday morning.

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.

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Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:44

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