LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A 32year old driver was hurt after he was stabbed on his stomach by a still unidentified male assailant at the Caltex gas station along Km. 5 here around 10:25 pm Friday.
Superintendent Cherry Fajardo, public information officer of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera, identified the victim as Alvin Thomas Alis-is, 32, driver, married, and a resident of Tuding, Itogon, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed the victim and his companion were within the vicinity of the gas station and were simply laughing at the still unidentified suspect when the latter approached them and stabbed the victim once on his stomach.
After the incident, the suspect immediately fled on board a Delica van while the victim was rushed to the Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) for medical treatment where he was declared out of danger by attending physicians.
The suspect is now the subject of a manhunt operation by probers for him to answer for the crime he committed against the victim.