Three Saline County juveniles suspected in Good Samaritan stabbing
|Updated: 3/15/2012 10:06 pm
||Published: 3/15/2012 4:27 pm
LACEY, AR – Authorities have arrested a 3rd person suspected to have participated in the stabbing of a Good Samaritan in Drew County Thursday. Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober says the three suspect are juveniles from Saline County.
According to Gober, the victim stopped to help the juveniles, whose car appeared to be broken down near the town of Lacey. That is when he was stabbed and his truck stolen.
Two of the suspects were captured a short time after the incident. Law enforcement searched for the third for several hours before the suspect turned himself in. The three juveniles will not be charged until Friday. Gober said he expects them to be charged as adults.
Gober also says the victim underwent surgery is expected to recover.
Authorities found the victim’s truck wrecked on Highway 425 south of Lacey. The truck hit a power pole and knocked out power to the surrounding area.
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