Conway man charged for reportedly stabbing girlfriend

Charles Whittaker (Source: MBPD)
Charles Whittaker (Source: MBPD)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Authorities have located and arrested a man suspected of stabbing a woman in Myrtle Beach Tuesday morning.

Sgt. Robert Kegler, spokesman for the Horry County Police Department, tells WMBF News that a male suspect was taken into custody on Williamson Circle just off Highway 905 Tuesday afternoon.

The arrest was made in connection to a reported stabbing in the Myrtle Beach area earlier in the day.

Captain David Knipes, spokesman for the Myrtle Beach Police Department, tells WMBF News that the stabbing was reported by the victim's child, saying the suspect stabbed their mother, hit her in the face and fled the scene toward Conway in a white Dodge Ram truck.

The suspect, 61-year-old Charles Whittaker of Conway, was taken into custody and transported to the Myrtle Beach Jail. He is charged with attempted murder. Bond has not been set.

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