Elko man attacked when stops to help man and dog
ELKO – Police in Elko say a motorist was stabbed after he stopped to help a man kneeling by his dog lying in the road.
When the Good Samaritan got out of his car, the man pulled out a knife and demanded money, and the dog got up. Police say when the victim refused, the man slashed him across the abdomen.
The victim told police he punched then suspect in the nose before he and the dog ran off.
The suspect is described as Hispanic, short and thin, with a Fu Manchu mustache.
The dog was a pit bull with brown and white stripes.