Police investigating early morning assault in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating an overnight assault in Myrtle Beach that may have involved a stabbing.

The incident occurred in the 1500 block of Yaupon Drive, near Kings Highway, at around 2 a.m. Thursday. Detectives aren't releasing any information at this time, but our photojournalists at the scene noticed EMTs helping one victim who appeared to have been stabbed in the thigh.

Sources said that detectives were conducting interviews late into the night. Police were also seen looking for evidence near Yaupon Drive and 12 Avenue South.

Stay tuned to WMBF News this afternoon and evening for more details as this story unfolds.