Eric Smith, of Freeport, accused of stabbing woman on Archer Street

A Freeport man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly stabbing a woman.



Police arrested Eric Smith after they received a call from the woman outside a home on Archer Street. According to police, the unidentified 40-year-old woman had been stabbed in the face and arms.



A motive is not known, and police have not said if there's a relationship between Smith and the woman.



The woman is in stable condition and expected to survive.


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