SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — A Sioux City man has been arrested after police said he was stabbed with a sword as he tried to rob an apartment last week.

The Sioux City Police Department said they arrested Kuyien Kang, 24, of Sioux City, after an investigation into a robbery on January 17

Police said Kang entered an apartment in the 1700 block of Nebraska St. with a handgun and told two men inside that it was a robbery, hitting one with the gun. Two other men were reportedly with Kang in the apartment but were not armed. 

Police stated a victim fearing for his safety then stabbed Kang with a sword. Kang and the two men with him ran away after Kang fired a shot.

Officers found Kang afterward in the 500 block of 17th Street suffering from stab wounds. 

Detectives haven’t identified one of the men with Kang and are continuing their investigation into this matter.