Millbrook stabbing suspect arrested

Millbrook stabbing suspect arrested
Robert Earl Thomas is charged with second-degree assault in connection to a stabbing. (Source: CrimeStoppers)

MILLBROOK, Ala. (WSFA) - An assault suspect wanted by the Millbrook Police Department is now in custody.

Police were looking for 49-year-old Robert Earl Thomas. Police say he turned himself in on Monday.

Millbrook police say Thomas stabbed a man at a home on Grandview Road Saturday night. According to police, the victim said he and Thomas got into a verbal dispute that turned physical, then Thomas stabbed him with a knife multiple times. Thomas reportedly fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the emergency room by private vehicle. He was treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Thomas was identified as the suspect. Police say he turned himself in Monday after showing up on a CrimeStoppers media report.

Thomas is charged with second-degree assault. He is being held at the Elmore County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

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