Man sent to hospital after stabbing

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department is investigating a stabbing in Downtown Topeka in the 1300 block of SW Polk St. Thursday night. One man was taken to the hospital.

Topeka Police say the man’s injuries are non-life threatening and is expected to make a full recovery. They added that he was awake and alert while being transported by ambulance to the hospital.

According to Shawnee County Dispatch, the call came in after 11:40 p.m. This is near the location of the Topeka Housing Auth Polk Plaza.

When Officers arrived they found the victim who says he was stabbed by a black female in her 30’s or 40’s, about 5’1’’, thin build, wearing dark shorts, a pink top and armed with a medium sized knife.

The suspect fled the area on foot prior to Officers arrival.

This investigation is ongoing, if you have any information relating to this crime; please call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at

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