MANATEE -- A man thwarted a carjacking attempt early Wednesday, but not before his assailants cut him with a knife, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
About 12:30 a.m., the victim was leaving work in the 1100 block of Cortez Road West, when he was approached by three suspects, according to a news release.
The assailants tried to remove the victim from his car and when he resisted, they cut him with a knife, according to the sheriff's office.
The victim was able to leave the area and drove himself to a family member's house. The relative then drove him to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, the sheriff's office said.
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The victim received several stitches for his injuries, according to the report.
Deputies could not locate the assailants, the sheriff's office said.