Richmond County Deputies search for stabbing suspect

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in connection to a stabbing that sent a man to a hospital.

Arrest warrants have been secured against  24 year old Elizabeth A. Staten. Staten is described as black, around 5 foot 4, and 225 pounds. She is wanted for Battery.

Sheriff deputies responded to a call around 6:30 Saturday morning at 2703 Garden Brook Court. Deputies say that Robert McBride and Staten, his live in girlfriend, had a fight. The argument turned violent after Staten pulled a knife and stabbed McBride in his chest, arm, and back. McBride was transported to the E.R. at G.R.U. He is listed in serious condition. Staten fled the house before deputies arrived.