Around 11 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Paris Police responded to the 1800 block of W Henderson St regarding a stabbing.
“Officers were advised that the victim had confronted an unknown white male that was “messing with a lock” on a vehicle,” said Paris police officer Curtis Graham.
The victim said that the suspect ran through the backyard and the victim chased him.
“When the victim caught the suspect, the suspect punched the victim in his stomach and ran away,” Graham said.
Later, the victim discovered that he had been stabbed and called 911 for assistance.
Officers were unable to locate the suspect and the victim refused medical treatment.
The incident is under investigation.