Toccoa man injured in June 26 knife attack on Pond Street

Attacker still at large; described as black male dressed completely in black.

A 29-year-old Toccoa man was treated on June 26 at Stephens County Hospital after what he described as a knife attack by an unknown assailant.


Toccoa Police Department officers were dispatched on June 27 to the hospital in reference to a stabbing that occurred the previous night. According to the victim, Tyrian Stallings, an unknown black male with a knife attacked him after he left Zebos gas station, according to a statement today by Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize.


Stallings said that the attacker was "acting crazy, jumping on him and swinging a pocket knife at him." Stallings suffered a five-inch gash on his upper left chest and shoulder during the incident.


The suspect was wearing a black shirt, black hat and black boots, according to the victim.


Anyone who may have been in the vicinity of the intersection of South Pond Street and Collins Road are asked to contact TPD Detective Eddie Neal if they have any information regarding the incident. Neal can be reached at (706) 282-3236,.

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