Update 1:30pm July 16, 2012 - The person of interest in this stabbing, Brian K. Powers, is now in police custody. He was located by United Caring Shelter staff behind their facility. Police believe he also attacked two homeless men sleeping on a bench at Dress Plaza last week. Their injuries were non life threatening according to authorities.
Original Post - From the Evansville Police Department:
Evansville Police continue to look for the suspect in an early morning stabbing. He is described as a white male in his late 30's-40's, wearing dark shorts and a light colored shirt.
We believe the stabbing is connected to an attack on two homeless men at Dress Plaza that occurred on July 10th.
We are sharing information with the homeless shelters in an effort to help those who stay there or receive services during the day.
If you have any information on these incidents, please call 911 or 812-436-7979.
Editor's Note: The victim's injuries were not life threatening. Authorities report the victim is in fair condition at a local hospital. He was attacked while sleeping on a bench at the bus transfer terminal in downtown. Police believe this attack is related to the attack of 2 homeless men at Dress Plaza last week.
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