Police Investigating Aggravated Assault in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man says he was stalked and then stabbed after leaving a bar.

Officers were called out to the 3600 block of Merrill around 2 a.m. on Monday.

Francisco Olivas told officers he left a bar and then noticed he was being followed.

However, he couldn't describe the make or model of the vehicle.

In order to get away, Olivas turned onto Merrill and crashed into a parked vehicle.

He says the man that was following him, opened his door and began stabbing him several times in the chest.

He was taken to the hospital but has since been released.

Olivas described his attacker as a Hispanic man around 25-years-old with short hair and a long nose.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Odessa Police or Odessa Crimestoppers.