San Jose: Suspect stabs man during robbery and hits cyclist with stolen car, police say

SAN JOSE — A residential burglary turned violent on Thursday morning after a suspect stabbed a man while trying to steal his cell phone and “intentionally hit a cyclist” with a stolen car, according to authorities.

San Jose police said that officers responded to a residential burglary at 5:48 a.m. at the 1800 block of Curtner Avenue in which a suspect stole a car. The suspect then drove to the 1800 block of Hillsdale Avenue and stabbed a man while trying to steal his cell phone, according to authorities.

The victim of the stabbing had a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to a hospital, police said. The suspect abandoned the first car and then stole a second car near the 4900 block of Almaden Avenue before returning to the parking lot at Hillsdale Avenue, according to officials.

The suspect “intentionally hit a cyclist” with the car, leaving the a man with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, authorities said. The suspect then fled the scene and crashed into another car near Branham Lane and Jarvis Avenue, police said. The driver of the other car wasn’t injured.

The suspect was arrested and could face multiple felonies, police said.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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