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63-year-old man in critical condition following Union Co stabbing

Roberts Roberts

A man was arrested for reportedly stabbing a 63-year-old man in Union County Friday night. 

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, the victim was stabbed multiple times at a home in the 1000 block of Salmon River Drive in the Meriwether subdivision in Indian Trail around 8:30 p.m. 

Deputies say the victim was allegedly stabbed by 52-year-old Roger Wayne Roberts. The victim was reportedly visiting Roberts' estranged wife when he then was allegedly confronted by Roberts, the sheriff's office said. Roberts then stabbed the victim several times before fleeing from the scene, deputies said.

Roberts was later found at a home on Killdeer Lane in Monroe and was taken into custody, the sheriff's office said. 

Roberts was taken to the Union County Jail and is facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill or inflict serious injury, domestic violence protective order violation and communicating threats. 

Deputies say Roberts' bond information is pending. 

The victim was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main where he is in critical condition, according to the sheriff's office. 

If you have any information about this stabbing, you're asked to call the Union County Sheriff's Office at 704-282-3789.

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