EUREKA- A man was taken to the hospital this morning after fending off a would-be robber.
According to the Eureka Police, a man was sleeping in the bushes near 5th and N Streets when a male suspect awoke him, threatening him with a knife and demanding money. The suspect then began stabbing the victim, who was able to fight off the suspect. The victim received non life-threatening injuries to his hands. He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.
The victim could not provide a description of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call the Eureka Police Department