Man stabbed with steak knife; changes story multiple times - KMOV.com

Man stabbed with steak knife; changes story multiple times

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By Stephanie Baumer By Stephanie Baumer

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Officers responded to a disturbance call Tuesday in North St. Louis and arrived to find a victim apparently stabbed several times with a steak knife. 

The victim told police that he was approached by an unknown suspect as he was exiting his vehicle.

According to the victim, the suspect produced a steak knife, stabbed the victim several times, and then took the victim's car keys and cell phone. The suspect then fled west on St. Louis Ave.

The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries and is listed as stable.

Officers later arrested the suspect in possession of the knife and the victim's property. 

An investigation revealed that the victim and suspect know each other and had gotten into an altercation when the assault occurred. 

After learning of this the police confronted the victim with the altercation and the victim changed his account of the incident several times. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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