Officers searching for suspect who stabbed man in southeast Austin

The scene of the stabbing on Cypress Bend in southeast Austin. March 3, 2017 (KXAN Photo)
The scene of the stabbing on Cypress Bend in southeast Austin. March 3, 2017 (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man is seriously wounded after being stabbed in southeast Austin on Friday night.

The man, in his 20s, was taken to South Austin Medical Center by Austin-Travis County EMS after the stabbing on Cypress Bend — not far from the intersection of Nuckols Crossing Road and East Stassney Lane — at around 8:07 p.m.

Austin police officers on the ground and the air were looking for the suspect after he left the scene of the stabbing. A K9 unit and air unit were called off the search at around 9:30 p.m.

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