Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 7:41 a.m. CT April 2, 2019 | Updated 9:14 a.m. CT April 2, 2019
A Milwaukee parking enforcement officer was attacked and stabbed early Tuesday morning while writing a parking ticket on the city's northwest side, Milwaukee police said.
The officer was issuing a parking citation at about 2:30 am in the 5200 block of N. 67th Street when he was confronted by two people, police said.
Police said the pair began punching and kicking the officer as the confrontation escalated, then stabbed him.
The officer, a 60-year-old department veteran, was able to escape and drive to a police station. He was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition, police said.