Man threatened victim with knife before punching him, Lincoln Police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police are searching for the man who threatened someone with a knife before punching him outside of a home.

Police say the assault happened on April 18 outside of a house near 27th and O Streets.

The victim was walking by the home when a man cursed at him.

He started walking away, but the man followed.  The man then pulled out a knife and “gently” brushed it against the victim, police say.

After making it across the street, the man punched the victim in the face, which knocked him to the ground, according to police.

Police are also looking for a woman who was “upset” and knocked several items to the floor at the Super C near Southwest Sixth and A Streets on March 31.

Police say the woman had a small child with her and had a tattoo on her chest.  She was seen in a black Chevy Camaro.

Anyone with information on either case is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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