APD seeking assistance to ID suspect in stabbing incident

Press release from Asheville Police Department:

The Asheville Police Department is seeking assistance from the public to identify a suspect involved in a stabbing incident that occurred in front of the French Broad Food Co-Op at 90 Biltmore Avenue on April 29. The victim, who said they did not know the suspect, was transported to Mission Hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.

Although detectives were able to obtain video showing the suspect, it does not show clear characteristics of the suspect other than a white male wearing pointed toe, western style boots.

If anyone has any information on the identity of the suspect they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050, if they wish to remain anonymous.

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