1 arrested in Florence stabbing

Florence stabbing investigation

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - Police in Florence have arrested one man in connection to a stabbing over the weekend.

Greg Cobb with the Florence Police Department says that they responded to the scene on Crown Street on Saturday.

The male victim was found inside a home with a stab wound. The victim told police that he was at the residence visiting the person who lived there.

Police say the suspect, 51-year-old William Holden, then arrived and started a fight with the victim, which led to the victim being stabbed in the chest.

Holden, Source: Florence police
Holden, Source: Florence police (Source: Florence police)

Holden was not at the scene when police arrived. Authorities say the victim and Holden were not friends or related.

The victim is in stable condition at Huntsville Hospital.

Holden has been arrested and charged with assault.

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