Paynesville Township Stabbing 18 Mar 13

A rural Paynesville man could be facing attempted murder charges after a weekend stabbing incident.

KWLM reports the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a stabbing at an address on Old Lake Road in Paynesville Township at 330 a.m. Saturday.

A 32-year-old woman was found with a stab wound on her back, and she said her attacker had also stomped on her neck. She was taken to Paynesville Hospital for treatment. Shortly afterward officers found the suspect, 39-year-old Raymond Hanson, walking along a road with a knife wound to his stomach. Hanson was taken to the hospital for treatment and is now in jail on 2nd Degree Assault and Domestic Assault charges and may also face a charge of Attempted Murder.