On Nov. 14, 2015, the Russellville Police Department responded to 603 E. 4th Street in reference to a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Patrick Harper who reported that he was approached by a Hispanic male with a large mustache wearing a blue plaid shirt and blue jeans. Harper reported that the male approached him telling him to give him his money. Harper advised that when he refused, the male stabbed him twice in the stomach with what appeared to be a 6” switchblade knife, after which he fled west bound.
Harper was transported to Bowling Green to receive treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. The incident is currently under investigation, if you have any additional information, please contact the Russellville Police Department at 270-726-7669 or the Emergency Communications Center at 270-726-4911.