The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

July 20, 2013

Joplin police investigate stabbing in mobile home park


From staff reports

JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin police on Saturday were investigating a stabbing that occurred about 12:34 p.m. in a mobile home park at 3305 S. Indiana Ave.

According to Sgt. Ryan West, with the Joplin Police Department, an adult male was stabbed in the legs by an adult female.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with wounds that were not life threatening, he said.

West said the female was taken into custody and was being held Saturday night in the Joplin City Jail pending the filing of charges.