Avon Police Department

For Immediate Release | May 31, 2018
Contact: Preston Neill, Deputy Town Manager/PIO
pneill@avon.org | 970-748-4404

Avon Police Searching for Suspect Accused of Stabbing Jogger


Avon, CO – Avon police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred this morning along the Eagle Valley Trail near the Westin Riverfront Resort in Avon at approximately 6:32 a.m.
The suspect, described as a fair-skinned male with black curly hair and wearing a grey sweatshirt and khaki cargo pants, attacked a woman with a knife, leaving multiple stab wounds. The suspect, who is also described as 15 to 20 years old and approximately 5’2” tall, fled the scene. Avon police have reason to believe that the suspect may have a cut on his hand or arm.
The woman was transported to Vail Health for medical treatment.
According to Greg Daly, Chief of Police, “Avon police officers and detectives are actively investigating this incident. We are pursuing all leads. We respectfully ask anyone in our community that may have information regarding this crime to come forward to assist the investigation.”
Avon police are asking for anyone who was in the area of the Eagle Valley Trail near the Westin between the hours of 6:00 and 7:00 a.m. this morning and may have observed anyone acting suspiciously, to please call the Avon Police Department at 970-748-4040 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007.

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