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Man jumps from eighth story to escape police

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UNIVERSITY CIRCLE (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police and University Circle Police are investigating an assault that happened Saturday, February 22 at 11:50 p.m. 

Police say that a 23-year old woman and a 26-year old male were involved in a fight where the male cut the woman with a kitchen knife.

University Circle Police say that when they arrived, the male suspect jumped from the eighth story window of the apartment. He landed on an awning before landing on the ground, where he was found unconscious. 

The female victim was taken to University Hospital for a cut to her hand. 

The male suspect was taken to Metro with severe head and skeletal injuries. Charges for Felonious Assault will be filed at a later date, after the male is released from hospital care. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Third District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5318. 

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