A man was stabbed in the back outside of Happy Donuts in Palo Alto on Tuesday evening, though neither he nor any witnesses saw the crime occur, according to police.
The victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, Palo Alto police said. Officers learned about the stabbing after they received a call from someone who reported it at about 7:18 p.m.
The man reportedly had a single stab wound and told police that the stabbing occurred earlier in the evening on Cypress Lane, which runs behind the El Camino businesses in the area.
The man also reportedly told the police that he didn't know who stabbed him, that he never saw the suspect at any point and that he didn't know why someone would stab him.
Police said there were no witnesses to the crime. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the department's 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.