Authorities searching for man who stabbed ex-girlfriend

STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) - Stafford County Sheriff's Office needs assistance locating a man wanted for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend.

Herbert Williams Jr., 51, was last seen fleeing the residence of his girlfriend in a 1996 tan Chevy Tahoe with license plate XMN-9226.

Authorities said he hid in a bedroom closet in her residence waiting for her to return home.  He then stabbed her numerous times.

Williams fled hitting a deputy's vehicle.

The victim was transported with non life-threatening injuries.  She is expected to make a full recovery.

Anyone having information as to the location of Herbert Williams Jr. is asked to call the Stafford County Sheriff's Office at 540-658-4400.  He is known to have relatives in North Carolina and Baltimore, Maryland.

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