Miami officer stabbed during inmate transport to Las Vegas, prisoner at large

Officials are searching for a missing inmate after he stabbed a Miami Dade police officer who was in the process of transporting the inmate to a Las Vegas facility overnight, WPLG reports.

The unidentified stabbed official was with another law enforcement officer when they stopped at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to take a break while transporting inmate Alberto Morales.

When one of the officers made a stop into a nearby WalMart, the other officer was in the vehicle alone with Morales. Morales stabbed the officer in the car four times and ran, according to the report.

A search is being conducted for the suspect, who may still be in shackles.

For more information, read WPLG's story here:  http://bit.ly/V2BwHn

 

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