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Police searching for man wanted in Spotsylvania stabbing
Spotsylvania County authorities are searching for a man accused of stabbing another man in the neck during a fight Friday night.
According to Capt. Jeff Pearce of the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 6800 block of Marye Road for a reported stabbing around 10 p.m.
Upon arrival, deputies found a 45-year-old man with a wound to his neck, possibly from a razor knife, Pearce said. The victim had been in a fight with a man behind his house, he said. The man fled on foot after the stabbing
Medics responded and the man was transported to Mary Washington Hospital, where he was undergoing surgery and is listed in serious condition, he said.
Police are looking for 41-year-old Herman Winn of Spotsylvania, who is known to the victim. He is wanted for malicious wounding.
The case is under investigation.