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NEBRASKA KNIFE ATTACK SUSPECT INJURED IN CRASH

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A suspect wanted by Cedar County authorities in Nebraska following a knife attack early Tuesday in Fordyce, Nebraska is hospitalized with injuries.

Yankton police say 44-year-old Kevin Robert Haug rammed an officer’s squad car during a traffic stop Tuesday night.

Authorities say Haug was driving a stolen U-Haul truck Tuesday night, hit the squad car and fled across the bridge to Nebraska.

Yankton police pursued the man into Nebraska where State Patrol and Cedar County sheriff’s deputies joined the pursuit and took Haug into custody.

Haug was wanted on charges of Attempted Murder, Assault, Burglary, Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony and Possession of a Deadly Weapon.

Court documents state that Haug allegedly attacked 58-year-old James Olson at Haug’s wife’s Fordyce residence with a pair of knives.

Cedar County Attorney Ed Matney says Haug is hospitalized at an undisclosed location and being monitored by law enforcement members.

updated 10:58am 7/3/19

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A suspect wanted by Cedar County authorities in Nebraska following a knife attack early Tuesday in Fordyce, Nebraska is hospitalized with injuries.

The Cedar County Attorney says 44-year-old Kevin Robert Haug was involved in a motor vehicle collision Tuesday night.

Haug was wanted on charges of Attempted Murder, Assault, Burglary, Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony and Possession of a Deadly Weapon.

Court documents state that Haug allegedly attacked 58-year-old James Olson at Haug’s wife’s Fordyce residence with a pair of knives.

Haug’s daughter told police that her father had broken into the home and she found him hiding inside around 4am.

Olson was taken to a Yankton hospital by ambulance with several stab wound injuries.

Cedar County Attorney Ed Matney says Haug is hospitalized at an undisclosed location and being monitored by law enforcement members.