Attempted Robbery Turns Into Fight

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Topeka police are investigating an assault Monday evening that nearly led to a stabbing.

Police say it happened in the 1300 block of North Kansas Avenue.

The victim called police from a pay phone in the area and told them the suspect came up to him, pulled a knife, and demanded money.

The victim refused, and a fight broke out between the two.

The victim sustained minor injuries.

The suspect ran from the scene headed southbound on Kansas.

He is described as a white male, age 30-35, wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans...

If you have any information call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007...