An employee at the Visions Martini Bar & Lounge, 247 1st Avenue N.E. in downtown Hickory, was stabbed outside the bar early Saturday morning (August 16). The incident occurred at about 4:30 a.m.
The victim told Hickory Police he was leaving the club, approximately two hours after it closed for the night. He said his attacker came around the corner and stabbed him. The victim could not identify the man who stabbed him and was able to say only that the suspect may have been of mixed race.
The victim’s name has not been released. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated with surgical staples and released.
The investigation is ongoing.