Released by the Tyler Police Department:
TYLER, TX - On August 20, 2010, at approximately 2:39 a.m. officers responded to a welfare concern in the 2200 block of North Palace.
Upon arrival, officers observed a black male victim with what appeared to be a knife wound to the neck. According to the victim he was walking across the railroad tracks in the 2200 block of North Palace when he was assaulted by an unknown suspect who cut his neck with a knife.
The victim was transported by ambulance to East Texas Medical Center where he received treatment.