Police are looking for a suspect who beat and stabbed a man in Rand on Saturday night, said Capt. Sean Crosier of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office.
Roger Fore, 40, was walking on Elaine Drive toward his home when a man rode up on a bicycle and asked for a cigarette. When Fore refused, the man began beating him with a metal pipe before Fore was able to flee in search of help. Fore was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center's General Hospital to be treated for stab wounds and blunt force trauma.
The suspect is described as a white male who was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and baggy jeans. He fled east on Elaine Drive.Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy J.L. Lester at 304-357-0169. Callers may remain anonymous.