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Police issue arrest warrant for man accused of stabbing a delivery driver outside of a mattress store

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Police issue arrest warrant for man accused of stabbing a delivery driver outside of a mattress store

Jordan Christopher Brown. Photo provided by Decatur Police.
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Decatur Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing a delivery driver outside of a mattress store on March 15.

“An arrest warrant for aggravated assault has been issued for 29-year-old Jordan Christopher Brown for the stabbing of a delivery driver in the parking lot of the mattress store located in the 2700 block of East College Avenue on Friday, March 15, 2019,” Lt. Jennifer Ross said. “If you see Jordan Christopher Brown, DO NOT APPROACH. He is considered armed and dangerous. Call police immediately. If you have information regarding the whereabouts of Jordan Christopher Brown, please contact Inv. Edwards at tiffany.edwards@decaturga.com or 678/553-6664 or contact Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta at 404 577-Tips (8477) and remain anonymous.”

The stabbing left the man in critical condition. He is stable now, Ross said.

Police met the victim at the hospital around 1:30 a.m. on March 15, Ross said.

“The victim reported he stopped by his place of employment in the 2700 block of East College Avenue to retrieve an item from inside of a delivery truck parked at the location,” Ross said. “As he approached the delivery truck, he observed a plastic cover over a previously damaged window to be disturbed and then noticed a male inside of the truck.”

When the victim confronted the man, the man said, “This ain’t your truck. It’s abandoned.”

The victim moved closer and the man got out of the truck and advanced toward him.

“The victim told the male not to ‘walk up on him’ and the male attempted to punch the victim and a scuffle ensued,” Ross said. “The victim was able to break apart from the male, who then pulled out some type of a sharp object and began thrusting it at the victim. The victim recalled he felt that his shirt became wet. The victim returned to his vehicle and fled the location as the suspect fled the area on foot.”

The victim drove away but lost consciousness and hit another vehicle in the area of Memorial and Columbia Drive.

“DeKalb County Police and medical personnel responded to the accident scene and the victim was transported to the hospital,” Ross said.

   
Dan Whisenhunt

Dan Whisenhunt is editor and publisher of Decaturish.com. https://www.linkedin.com/in/danwhisenhunt

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