SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A 73-year-old Springfield man was stabbed multiple times tonight after his home was broken into by thieves looking for money.
Springfield Police Lt. Alberto Ayala says they received the call just before 9:00 p.m. for an incident at the home at 92 College Street.
Lt. Ayala told ABC40 News, “They forced the back door open. Money was demanded. The elderly man who was in the home was stabbed 18 times.”
The unidentified man was transported to a local hospital. At this time his condition is unknown.
The thieves were able to make off with a large amount of money.
Police are searching for the suspects and continue to investigate this incident. Their descriptions and how many there were is currently unknown at this time.
If you have any information that can help the Springfield Police Department with this case please call them at 413-787-6325.