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Stabbing at Dutch Jake’s Park was random attack, victim says

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

From staff reports

A man was stabbed just after midnight Friday at a small park in West Central Spokane.

The victim told police he was sitting at a table at Dutch Jake’s Park with another person when someone he did not know approached him and stabbed him once in the stomach, Spokane police said in a news release. The victim saw two men who fled the scene on foot.

The man who was stabbed suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive.

Police said one of the men was described as a Native American in his mid-20s with a medium build and short buzz haircut. He was wearing gray shorts and a gray button-up shirt with red stripes.

The other man was described as a Native American in his mid-20s with a medium build and a long pony tail. He wore a red sweatshirt and had a black backpack.

Dutch Jake’s Park is at Broadway Avenue and Chestnut Street.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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