COSTA MESA — A man suffered stab wounds during an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning in Costa Mesa, police said.
The 39-year-old man was walking alone in the 1900 block of Whittier Avenue about 1 a.m. when two suspects approached him and asked for money, said Costa Mesa Lt. Rob Sharpnack.
When the man refused, the two suspects surrounded him and began demanding money, police said. A fight ensued and the victim sustained a stab wound in his lower torso, according to police reports.