Suspect wanted in Hickory stabbing that left one wounded

Hickory police are actively searching for a suspect who attacked a woman nearby a McDonalds in Hickory.

Richard Church III is accused of stabbing a woman Monday night and warrants have been issued for his arrest.

The victim was transported to Frye Regional Medical Cetnter and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The incident took place nearby Fairgrove Church Road and it is unknown whether or not the victim and suspect knew each other.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact HPD at 828-328-5551.