A 59-year-old Chattanooga man was stabbed tonight and police are searching for lead.
Curtis Bates, 59, was walking in the alley between Laura and Cooley streets about 8 p.m. when an unknown suspect approached him from behind and cut him with a knife, causing several minor lacerations, said police spokesman Officer Nathan Hartwig.
Bates was transported to Parkridge Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Hartwig said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.
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