Rick WallaceBy Rick Wallace

SOUTH COMPTON, Mo. (KMOX) – An argument escalated into a stabbing Saturday in a home in the 3600 block of South Compton.

St Louis Police say a 45-year-old man attacked the mother of his children with a butcher knife stabbing her in the arms, legs and neck during an argument about a rental car.

Their daughters, ages 27 and 26,tried to intercede and were both struck with a folding chair. The 27-year-old also suffered a laceration from the knife. She was treated and released. The other daughter refused medical attention. The mother is listed in stable condition.

The father fled the scene and remains at large.


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