Fort Stockton Police Searching for Stabbing Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

FORT STOCKTON - Fort Stockton Police are trying to track a man they say stabbed his girlfriend over the weekend.

Police are searching for 34-year-old Michael Carrasco Benavidez.

We're told the attack happened at a home on west Eighth Street early Saturday morning.

Police say Benavidez stabbed Flora Linda Valenzuela multiple times.

She was taken to a hospital in Odessa.

Police have filed an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge against Benavidez.

If you know where he is, call Fort Stockton Police at 336-4600.