BRADENTON - A 51 year old man is stabbed outside a Circle K in Bradenton early Monday morning.

It happened at around 4:50 am this morning at 836 301 Blvd, Bradenton. 

The manatee Country Sheriff’s Office reports a man was stabbed outside the store then stumbled inside and collapsed.

EMS transported the victim to Blake Medical Center, where he is recovering from surgery – last listed in stable condition.

The victim was able to provide deputies with a brief description of the suspect.

He is described as a white male, with bushy hair, wearing dark clothing.        

Anyone with information is asked to call the manatee county sheriff’s office at (941) 747-3011 or crime stoppers at (866) 634-tips.