On Monday (February 11) at approximately 8:58 p.m. Hickory Police received a call regarding a stabbing at an address on Fairgrove Church Road. Officers responded to a restaurant and discovered a 46-year-old woman from Hickory suffering from non-life threatening stab wounds. The victim was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Warrants have been obtained for 45-year-old Richard Lenoir Church III of Hickory for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Church is a white male last seen wearing jeans and a dark jacket. Anyone with information about this incident or reference the location of Church is encouraged to contact the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.