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St. Martinville Police searching for suspect in stabbing

Posted at 12:51 PM, Mar 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-31 14:40:02-04

St. Martinville Police are searching for a local man accused in a stabbing that happened last week.

Tresmond Jones is wanted in connection with a stabbing that happened Wednesday on Hulin Street, police say.

Tresmond Jones
Courtesy St. Martinville Police

Officers were called to the 200 block of the street to find that a person had been stabbed and transported to a local hospital, police say. As of Sunday, the victim was listed in stable condition at a Lafayette hospital.

Investigators identified Jones as the suspect, and there now is a warrant for his arrest on one count each of home invasion, aggravated second-degree batter and attempted second-degree murder.

Police consider Jones to be armed and dangerous.

If anyone has information on this incident or know the whereabouts of Jones they are asked to contact the St. Martinville Police Department at 337-394-3001.