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Police: Suspect Harassed Woman, Stabbed Her Husband

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

A man is facing attempted first degree murder charges after allegedly stabbing another man who confronted him for reportedly harassing the victim's wife.

Police said the incident started when the 29-year-old victim confronted Phillip Wilkins, 30, for harassing his wife while they were outside the Greyhound bus terminal located at 120 S. Weber St. in Colorado Springs.

The two men reportedly got into a physical fight. Wilkins left, but apparently came back later armed with a knife.

That's when Wilkins allegedly stabbed the victim multiple times in the lobby of the bus terminal. Terrified witnesses called 911.

Police said the victim tried to get away, but Wilkins kept chasing him, even following the victim has he tried to escape by going under the check-in counter to the employee area on the other side.

Police said Wilkins was still trying to assault the victim when they got there.

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said he is in stable condition.

Wilkins was arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder.


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