17-year-old arrested after Florence stabbing

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FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — A 17-year-old was arrested Wednesday after a stabbing in Florence, according to Capt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department.

Police were called to the 800 block of Gladstone Street for reports of a stabbing victim. Police learned the stabbing happened in the 500 block of Harrell Street, Brandt said. The person stabbed is expected to survive.

A K-9 tracked the suspect to the area of Lawson Street and Dixie Street, where he was taken into custody, according to Brandt.

The 17-year-old will be charged as an adult. He will be charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, Brandt said. His name has not been released.

No other information was immediately available.

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