KCSO Patrol and K-9 Units Find Stabbing Suspect

UPDATE: The Suspect was caught Wednesday afternoon.



The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a stabbing suspect.


The incident happening at Days Inn on Parkside Drive around 9:30 this (Thursday) morning. The male suspect described as thin with strawberry blonde hair fled on foot.


The male victim was taken to the hospital with a stab wound to his neck. No word on his condition.


Several schools in the area have been placed on soft lockdown, meaning their doors are locked, as a precaution. Officials say the suspect was last seen fleeing North from the scene. KCSO’s Aviation Unit is in the air assisting Patrol & K-9 Units looking for the suspect.


Anyone who sees the suspect is urged to call 911 immediately.


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