HOUSTON - The Houston Police Department is investigating after a man was stabbed and burned in East Houston early Monday morning.
According to Houston police, they were called out to the 1900 block of Dorsett after a witness saw the victim and another man at the edge of a field.
The victim was then seen to be on fire and moving up an embankment, police said.
The witness put out the fire and called 911.
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The unknown man was last seen fleeing on foot eastbound on Cargill Street.
The victim was taken to the hospital with stab wounds and burns over almost his entire body.
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If you have any information on this case, contact the Houston Police Department Major Assaults & Family Division at (713) 308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-8477.