Police: Suspected serial killer stabs Toledo man

Michigan State Police released this sketch of the suspected stabber on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010.

A suspected serial killer thought to be linked to at least 20 other attacks in Flint, Michigan and Leesburg, Virginia is suspected of attacking a Toledo man on Saturday, August 7 while he took a break from work in an alley off Collingwood Blvd.

Anthony Leno was critically injured after attempting to provide directions to his attacker. Leno was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery and is recovering.

Police suspect this attack is linked to at least 20 other attacks. All but one of the victims have been black males, ages ranging from teenaged to mid-60's. The suspect stops his victims by asking for directions, or asking for help with his car. The suspect has killed five men, and injured over a dozen others.

The Toledo Police Department is looking for a white or middle eastern male, anywhere from 5'8" to 5'11", in his 30's with dark hair. His car is described as a Chevy S-10 Blazer, dark green with a tan lower section, and an older model thought to be from the late 90's.

Anyone with information about the suspect should call 9-1-1. Area residents are advised to use extreme caution.

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