Sometime early this morning, a man was found bleeding profusely inside a culvert on Raccoon street extension. Reports are that he was found by residents in the drain when they called police. When police reached the scene they found Anwar Vernon lying in the drain. Police were immediately able to identify the man since he is known to them. Vernon was seen suffering from a number of injuries to his body. Police are unable to say what happened to Vernon because he cannot speak due to the injuries. Residents in the area believe that Vernon was stabbed multiple times. He remains at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.