Teen Stabbed In Back, Robbed While Skateboarding

A Clayton teenager was stabbed in front of his home Thursday afternoon. The search is now on for the two suspects.

Around 5:00pm, Johnston County deputies responded to Skylar Lane after a 16 year-old who was skateboarding in the street in front of his home was assaulted, according to Tammy Amaon, Public Information Officer, with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

JoCo-News-FI-ImageThe teen reported two black male suspects operating a black Mercedes stopped. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and demanded his money and cell phone.  The second suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim twice in the back.

The victim was taken to Johnston Medical Center in Clayton before being transferred to Wake Medical Center for treatment of internal injuries.  Authorities described the injuries as serious. 

Amaon said on Friday that detectives were following up on leads in the search for the two suspects.