Crime

Sarasota deputies looking for stabbing suspect

SARASOTA -- Deputies are looking for a suspect who stabbed a victim as he arrived home in his vehicle on Wednesday night, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

The man pulled into his driveway in the 1200 block of Gantt Avenue at 9:35 p.m. when another car, described as a dark red four-door Lexus or Mercedes Benz, pulled up behind him, according to a release.

The suspect asked the victim for help and approached him, stabbing him multiple times in the upper body before fleeing in his vehicle, deputies said.

The victim was transported to the Sarasota Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to deputies.

The suspect was described as a 5'11 male around 200 pounds with dark hair and a clean-shaven face, wearing dark clothing.

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