Teen facing assault charge in Florence stabbing investigation

Stabbing investigation underway by Florence Police

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - A 16-year-old is being held by Florence police, accused of stabbing a stranger during an argument on Wednesday.

***NEWS RELEASE*** On December 30, 2020 at approximately 4:50 PM, Florence Police Dispatch received a 911 call from 715...

Posted by Florence Alabama Police Department on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

According to the Florence Police Department, the stabbing happened on South Richards Street just before 5 p.m.

The victim was stabbed in the stomach, and is expected to recover.

Investigators aren’t releasing the suspect’s name due to their age.

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