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Man faces charges in stabbing of relative

(Source: MGN) (Source: MGN)
WACO, TX (KXXV) -

A 55-year-old man was arrested after being accused of stabbing a relative on early Tuesday morning. 

Michael Don Franklin faces aggravated assault and family violence charges.

Waco Police said he assaulted a 75-year-old family member after an altercation in a home located in the 1800 block of Seneca Drive at 1:15 a.m.

Franklin fled the scene after the stabbing but was located at another relative's home shortly after the assault. 

The victim was transported to the Baylor Scott & White at Hillcrest Medical Center to be treated for non-life threatening stab wounds in the shoulder and abdomen, according to Waco Police.

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