Abilene police arrest suspect in Matador Street stabbing

By Kelly Killian, Kelly Killian, kkillian@ktxs.com
POSTED: 10:37 AM Oct 31 2012   UPDATED: 12:27 PM Oct 31 2012
Stabbing on Matador Street
ABILENE, Texas -

Abilene police have arrested 33-year-old Robert Latham, the suspect in the stabbing of a 19-year-old woman Monday afternoon on Matador Street.

Latham is now being held on a $103,500 bond at the Taylor County Jail. He is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Evading Arrest.

An arrest warrant was issued for Lathan Tuesday afternoon. Two hours later, Patrol Officer Jake Weise spotted Latham on Butternut. He attempted to contact Latham, and a short pursuit ensued.

Weise apprehended Latham near South 4th and Elm Street.

Latham was transported to the Law Enforcement Center then the Taylor County Jail.

Police have not released the name of the victim or her condition.