Man, woman stabbed in Orange County apartment; estranged husband sought

Victims taken to hospital in serious condition

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man and woman were stabbed multiple times by the woman’s estranged husband inside an Orange County apartment, and the assailant remains on the loose, deputies said.

The double stabbing happened around 11:40 p.m. Thursday near Magnolia Homes Road and Riverside Park Road.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the woman, in her late 20s, and her friend, in his mid-20s, were in the woman’s apartment when her estranged husband entered.

After a brief confrontation, he began stabbing both victims several times, according to deputies. They were taken to a hospital in serious but stable condition.

According to the incident report, deputies identified Anthony Hare, 36, as the woman’s estranged husband and the suspect.

Witnesses told deputies they heard a commotion from upstairs then saw a naked man jump down from the upstairs apartment. Witnesses said the man was bleeding and asking for help. The witnesses applied towels to his wounds until medical arrived.

The estranged husband drove away and has not been located, officials said.

Anthony Hare is sought for two counts of attempted manslaughter and burglary, according to the incident report. Hare has shoulder-length dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a white shirt and khaki pants. He is about 6 feet tall.

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