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Suspect arrested in stabbing west of Lake Worth Beach, PBSO says

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Posted at 3:55 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 10:07:59-05

Officials say a man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing west of Lake Worth Beach in unincorporated Palm Beach County Wednesday afternoon.

The sheriff's office said deputies found a man with numerous stab wounds in the 6800 block of Fountains Circle.

Trauma Hawk was called and took the victim to a hospital for treatment, fire rescue said. His condition was not released.

Deputies took 46-year-old Demarest Stevenson of Pompano Beach into custody.

The sheriff's office said he faces a charge of attempted first degree murder.

He was expected to make his first appearance in court Thursday morning.