WINTER HAVEN, Florida - Winter Haven Police say they're searching forthe personwhoattacked a Winter Haven man with a butcher knife while he was trying to break up an argument.
Theysay 45-year-old Antonio Demetrius Nealof Winter Haven attackedArthur Tellis. Tellis wastrying to defuse an argument betweenNeal and another personon Friday, April 26.
Detectives sayTellis triedto talk to Neal to calm him down, but Neal retrieved a butcher knife and lashed out at Tellis, slicinghim in the side and leaving a 9 inch gash.
Tellis lost a lot of blood andwas rushedtothe hospital by a relative. Tellis was listed in critical condition Saturday evening.
When Neal is arrested, he will be charged withAttempted Second Degree Murder with a Deadly Weapon. He isconsidered extremely dangerous, investigators say, due to his violent history.
You could receive a cash reward if you know whereto find Antonio Demetrius Neal. You do not have to reveal your identity. JustcallCrime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477) with any information.