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(WBIR) Knox County deputies are searching for a person accused of stabbing a man outside a West Knox County hotel early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened shortly before 4 a.m. in the parking lot of Guesthouse Inn & Suites on Lovell Road.

Deputies said a man known as Michael stabbed a 34-year-old man in the neck. Another man was also cut on the arm but refused treatment, according to the Knox County Sheriff's website.

Crews took the 34-year-old stabbing victim to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. No word on his condition.

The man accused in the incident apparently left the scene with a female driver in a gray or silver Ford Taurus with possible windshield damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Knox County Sheriff's Office at 865-215-2243.

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