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Stabbing suspect wanted in Polk County

Posted at 12:11 PM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 18:13:39-04

WAHNETA, Fla. — The Polk County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a man suspected of stabbing another man Saturday night.

The sheriff's office says it happened around 11:40 p.m. at the El Centenario Sports Bar in Wahneta.

The victim, who was stabbed in the abdomen, is being treated at an area hospital, according to deputies.

The suspect is believed to go by the name Wilbur or Antonio, with the possible last name of Gonzalez or Gonzales. Deputies say he is thin with a beard with his left ear pierced and a tattoo on his upper right arm.

The man is believed to be between 19 and 21 years old.

If you have any information that might be helpful to this case, please contact Detective Hensley at 863-678-4115, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward leading to an arrest, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers - call 1-800-226 TIPS (8477), online here.