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Mormon missionary in Peru stabbed, in recovery

A Mormon missionary from Grantsville is recovering after being stabbed in a robbery attempt Sunday in Huacho, Peru.

"Elder Benjamin Cole was stabbed by an assailant while serving in the Peru Lima West Mission. The stabbing appears to be entirely random. Elder Cole was taken to a local hospital to repair the wound and is expected to fully recover," said a statement by Scott Trotter, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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