Person reportedly stabbed several times in Barry County

Posted at 10:35 AM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 10:35:50-04

CARLTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police say one person was stabbed several times late Thursday evening.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. in the area of Barber Road south of M-43 in Carlton Township, near Freeport.

Officials say the victim was stabbed  in the back of a vehicle, before being able to escape to a nearby home.

The suspect reportedly ran off, but the Barry County K-9 unit was able to track them down. The suspect was arrested and is awaiting attempted murder charges in the Barry County jail.

The victim was hospitalized with serious injuries.