Man stabbed during robbery attempt

From Staff Reports

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A 27-year-old man is recovering after being stabbed in a Saturday night attempted robbery.

Authorities said the victim was walking on Beaman Street when he was struck from behind. There were three assailants in the attack, but the victim only got a description of one of the men — a 6-foot tall black man, weighing about 180 pounds.

The victim was treated and released at Nash General Hospital for severe lacerations. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.