Rand Stabbing Under Investigation

A Rand man reported being stabbed Saturday night. Roger Fore told Kanawha Deputies, he was walking on Elaine Drive toward his home when a suspect rode up on a bicycle and asked for a cigarette. When he refused, the suspect began beating him with a metal pipe before Fore was able to flee for help. Fore was transported to CAMC General Division to undergo treatment for stab wounds and blunt force trauma. Deputies have interviewed witnesses and are continuing to investigate the claims. The suspect description was given as a white male, age unknown wearing a white baggy t-shirt and baggy jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call the Kanawha County Sheriff's office.

contact Deputy J.L. Lester at (304) 357-0169. Callers can remain anonymous.