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Update: Man allegedly evades police for 10 hours following Friday stabbing on Kirkwood St.

Published On: Dec 24 2013 09:06:44 AM CST
Updated On: Oct 07 2013 12:45:29 PM CDT
ABILENE, Texas -

A man has been charged in connection to a north Abilene stabbing that sent one woman to the hospital Friday morning.

Raul Galvan, 51, was arrested around 9 p.m. on Austin Street after allegedly alluding police for 10 hours following the stabbing at a home on Kirkwood Street around 11:45 a.m.

According to an arrest report, Galvan was dating the 33-year-old female victim and went to the home to confront her about a “previous event.” Police said the confrontation became physical and a knife was produced in the fight. Officers said the victim had multiple lacerations and Galvan suffered only one.

Police said the victim had defensive wounds. She was loaded into an ambulance Friday and transported to Hendrick Medical Center. Police at the scene on Kirkwood St. Friday said she was in stable condition and her injuries did not seem to be life-threatening.

Galvan was booked into the Taylor County Jail by Saturday and bail was set at $35,000. He bonded out within 24 hours. He is charged with second degree felony aggravated assault, family violence.