Person of interest

This photo was taken of a person that police would like to speak to that may have knowledge of last week's stabbing case on Brookfield Drive. Anyone that recognizes this individual is asked to call Detective Dave Scheurer at 419-755-9748 or the Mansfield Police Department at 419-755-9724.

MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield Police have released the photo of a person of interest in connection with last week's stabbing of a 74-year-old woman.

Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the person in the photo attached to the top of this story.

Police said the person is wearing a dark-colored hoodie (possibly black in color) with a light-colored (possibly white or light gray) front pocket. The person appears to be a male subject and is wearing shoes with a distinctive light-colored pattern.

According to Police, this photo was taken from a camera in the Brookfield apartment complex on Brookfield Drive on Thursday morning June 3, 2021; around the time that a victim was stabbed more than 30 times by an unidentified male assailant(s).

"It is unknown if this person is involved in that assault but may have seen or heard something and be able to provide additional information about the case," said Mansfield Police Chief Keith Porch. "The detectives would like to speak to this person."

If you are this individual or know of anyone who may know the identity of this person, call Detective Dave Scheurer at 419-755-9748 or the Mansfield Police Department at 419-755-9724.

"The investigation remains ongoing and there is no additional information to provide at this time," Porch said. "We do appreciate the community’s assistance with this case."

Please reach out if you feel you may have something helpful for investigators.

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