Warsaw police are looking for the suspect who stabbed 1 at McDonald’s

WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) – Warsaw police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect involved in a knife attack at McDonald’s on Monday.

Police said in a statement that officers were initially dispatched to the Kosciusko County Justice Building following reports of a stabbing, but police were quickly redirected to the nearby McDonald’s. . The victim went to the courthouse for help, police said.

According to the statement, the victim – a 46-year-old man from Warsaw – was taken to a hospital in Fort Wayne and his condition is unknown.

John Robinson (credit to Warsaw Police)

The initial investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect knew each other. Police determined, based on surveillance footage, that the two men had an argument and got physical on the west side of McDonald’s. The victim was stabbed in the left side of his body with an unknown sharp object that police suspect was a knife.

The suspect fled on a bicycle but eventually dropped it and left on foot, the statement said.

Police have determined the suspect to be John Edward Robinson, 48, described as a white male, 5ft 11in tall and weighing 169 lbs. Police said he would be homeless and armed.

Anyone with information on where to find Robinson is asked to contact central dispatch at (574) 372-9511. Police said an exhaustive search has been conducted in the area, but the suspect has not yet been found.

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