Man hospitalized after being robbed, stabbed on city’s West Side, police say

Incident occurred around 1 1 p.m. in 1000 block of Ruiz Street

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 30s was taken to an area hospital after being robbed and stabbed late Thursday night, according to San Antonio police.

Officers were called around 11 p.m. to the 1000 block of Ruiz Street, not far from North Zarzamora Street and West Martin Street after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, officers arrived to find a man with a stab wound to his arm.

Police said the victim told them he had gotten into a scuffle and he was robbed and stabbed. The assailant fled on the victim’s bicycle, police said. That person has not been found.

The wounded man was taken by ambulance to University Hospital, where he’s expected to recover.

The San Antonio Police Department and EMS both responded to the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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