Man in Santa suit stabs bus rider, flees on foot

Man in Santa suit stabs bus rider, flees on foot
Credit: Denver Post file

Lakewood police are searching for a man who was dressed like Santa Claus when he allegedly stabbed another man on an RTD bus early Thursday morning.

The 33-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, said Ty Countryman, Lakewood police spokesman.

“He’s expected to make it,” said Steve Davis, Lakewood police spokesman.

The suspect’s description left little to the imagination:

“He was wearing a Santa Claus outfit from head to toe. He may have been wearing blue jeans under the outfit,” Davis said.

The suspect was also described as a white man in his mid 30s, who had dark hair.

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