Man using mobility scooter stabbed, robbed

Posted at 7:00 AM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 08:27:31-04

A man using a mobility scooter suffered multiple stabbed wounds during an armed robbery in Sulphur Springs early Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was riding the scooter in the vicinity of North 13th Street and East Sitka Street shortly before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

An unknown individual attacked the victim on the scooter, stabbing him multiple times. The attacker then took his cell phone.

The victim was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

An investigation was ongoing.