Jul 27, 2021 12:00 AM

Police: Kansas man jailed for alleged knife attack

Posted Jul 27, 2021 12:00 AM
Cott photo Shawnee Co.
Cott photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a stabbing and have made an arrest.

Just after 9:00 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 700 block of NE Twiss Avenue in Topeka on a report of a stabbing, according to police spokesperson Gretchen Spiker.

Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to a local hospital by American Medical Response.

While additional officers were responding to the scene, witnesses described the suspect vehicle. Police located a vehicle matching the description, stopped it and arrested 35-year-old Bobby L. Cott, without incident.

 Cox was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on requested charges of Aggravated battery. The suspect and victim are known to one another, according to police.