Police: Man Jumps Out of 8th Story Window to Avoid Cops

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CLEVELAND, Oh – A man jumped out of an 8th story apartment building window in order to avoid being arrested by police.

Police said the 26-year-old suspect got into a fight with a 23-year-old woman and ended up stabbing her with a kitchen knife Saturday night.

When University Circle Police went to the apartment on Ford Drive to investigate, the suspect jumped from the 8th floor window of the apartment. He landed on an awning before falling to the ground.

University Circle police found the suspect on the ground unconscious. He was taken to MetroHealth Hospital for his injuries. Police said he had severe head and skeletal injuries.

Police said charges will be filed at a later date because of his injuries.

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