UPDATE: An arrest has been made in connection to this case. The identity of the person arrested has not yet been released.
On Tuesday, September 6 around 4 p.m., a customer at Mead St. Station had his throat slid by a yet-to-be-identified man, the Denver Channel reported. The victim, a regular of the venue located at West 32nd Avenue near Lowell Boulevard in the West Highlands neighborhood, was sitting at the bar when the suspect walked in and proceeded to immediately attack him from behind with a knife. His throat was cut and he suffered severe injuries. An update on his condition was not immediately available.
Paul Burke, the owner of Mead St. Station, told reporters that the act seemed random and unpremeditated. According to police, the suspect is a 6'3" tall black male and weighs approximately 250 to 300 pounds. He was wearing a green shirt and khaki shorts at the time of the attack and he has been previously seen in neighborhood bars and restaurants.
Mead St. Station will be closed today. Police are searching for the suspect.