Hitchhiker stabs man who gave him a ride - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Hitchhiker stabs man who gave him a ride

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Police are searching for the man who stabbed another man who gave him a ride.

The victim said he was driving near the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Montgomery Street around 2 a.m. when he stopped to give the suspect a ride.

The suspect got into the front passenger seat of the car, and the victim drove him to the intersection of Montgomery Street and Larkin Avenue before pulling up to the curb.  The suspect then pulled out a knife and demanded that the victim give him his car. 

When the victim refused, the suspect stabbed him several times on the right side of his body, then ran away.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

No one is in custody at this time.

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