Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Pike Co.

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Pike Co.
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 5:22 PM CDT
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PIKE CO., Ind. (WFIE) - Authorities in Pike County are investigating a stabbing.

Officials say police received a call about someone stabbed in the head on the 1800 block of Alford Street in Petersburg.

They tell 14 News that officers arrived and saw a car accident with the suspect in a ditch nearby.

Officials say the stabbing victim survived and is now in the hospital.

Austin Hammock was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

The case still remains under investigation.

Officials say this case was going on around the same time as a separate case in Petersburg.