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Homeless man stabbed, thrown in dumpster in Beaumont

BEAUMONT — A homeless man is in stable condition after he was stabbed and thrown into a dumpster in Beaumont Friday morning.

Police responded to Longshoreman’s Hall, 1915 Pennsylvania in reference to a disturbance that led to the aggravated assault with a knife, according to Beaumont Police Department Officer Carol Riley.

Witnesses told police a man had been stabbed and thrown in the dumpster. Fire and emergency medical services removed a 52-year-old male transient from the dumpster and brought him to a hospital.

The unknown suspect is described as a black male in his later 40’s, tall, thin, with short hair and a goatee, wearing black pants, gray tank, and his gums are noticeably exposed. After the suspect stabbed the victim, he picked him up and threw him into the dumpster.  He was last seen walking in the Charlton Pollard Park headed toward McGovern Street.  He took his shirt off and was carrying it.

Numerous officers responded and searched the area.  If you see the suspect call 911.

BISD Police Department was notified, and as a precaution, checked Charlton Pollard Elementary.