18-Year-Old Facing Charges after Stabbing Taxi Driver

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PROGRESO – A teenager is now facing charges for allegedly stabbing a female taxi driver in Progreso.

Authorities say the assault was reported last month after the 56-year-old victim managed to drive herself to a hospital after the attack.

Alfredo Villanueva Jr. is accused of fleeing to Mexico following the robbery attempt.

Investigators say a bloody knife and a cellphone left behind helped identify the 18-year-old as the suspect.

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