Crime

Police: Man attacked by four in LaGrange stabbing

A LaGrange, Ga., man was stabbed in the head Monday night when four individuals attacked him at the intersection of Mulberry and Peters streets, according to a news release.

The LaGrange Police Department said they were called to the scene around 7:30 p.m. Monday to investigate a fight. When they arrived, they spoke to a man who had several stab wounds and lacerations to his head and body.

He told police he was attacked by four people and one of them appeared to have a small knife in her hand.

The victim’s current condition has yet to be released.

Officials identified Timerly Mellon and a 15-year-old girl as two of the suspects. They were taken into custody and charged.

Mellon faces one count each of aggravated assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, while the teen faces one count of battery.

Officials said they are still searching for two unidentified male suspects. No detailed suspect descriptions were provided in the news release.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

Sarah Robinson: 706-571-8622, @sarahR_92

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