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Stabbing Suspect Arrested After Multi-County Chase

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LANCASTER, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Deputies say a double stabbing led to a multi-county chase and the suspect's arrest in Garrard County. 

They say it started Thursday evening with an incident on Cartersville Road near Lancaster, where they say two men were stabbed and badly hurt. We're told one of the victims was flown to UK Hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities said after the stabbing, the suspect later went to a relative's house in Nicholasville where he took an unspecified amount of money. Police from several counties spotted the suspect in a Nissan truck on Union Hill Road near the Madison & Jessamine County line. That began a nearly 40-mile chase that ended a stretch of HWY 563 in Garrard County around 10:30 pm, where the driver allegedly tried to run away into a field. 

Deputies say they tracked the man down about 100 yards away and arrested him on a list of charges, including two counts of attempted murder, unlawful imprisonment, and evading police.

The names of the suspect and the victims have not been released yet. Authorities said he will be sent to the Lincoln County Jail.

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