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...