Update: More information was added at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Two O'Fallon men are charged with assault after allegedly stabbing a man during an attempted robbery last week.
According to police, Peyton K McAnelly, 20, O’Fallon, and Avery Cornuelle, 18, O’Fallon, attempted to rob a man on the 800 block of Blackberry Lane on June 8.
were called to the home at 4:57 p.m. in reference to assault.
The victim, a 54 year old man, was transported to an area hospital for serious injuries from multiple stab wounds to his head, neck, and upper torso.
According to O'Fallon Police, the victim had made contact and had agreed to meet with the two suspects through a social media site and then drove to O’Fallon to complete the meeting.
The St Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office agreed today to the release of this information in the interest of public safety. The O’Fallon Police Department cautions anyone setting up meetings with strangers in this manner.
McAnelly is charged with Accessory Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action, with a bond of $200,000 dollars. Cornuelle is charged with Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action, with a bond of $200,000 dollars.