Polk County

Polk County Man Arrested, Charged With Stabbing Man Over Alleged $2 Argument

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  • A man in Polk County was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man over an argument regarding a $2 debt.

Winter Haven police say a man stabbed another man in the back after demanding $2.

The Lakeland Ledger reports 30-year-old Michael Stevenson is charged with attempted second-degree murder. Police say he approached 36-year-old Odell Kindricks, Jr. on Saturday and demanded $2 he said he was owed.

Police said Kindricks refused to give Stevenson the money, and Stevenson stabbed him in the upper back and ran away. Kindricks was airlifted to a hospital where he was in critical but stable condition.

Stevenson was arrested at his home and was being held at the Polk County jail

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