Crimetracker: Man charged after stabbing in East Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Friday afternoon in East Knoxville.

Officers responded to the Townview Towers around 1:30 p.m. and the 61-year old victim told them he stayed in the suspect's apartment overnight.

The victim said 57-year old John Brown woke up and accused the victim of stealing.

Officers say Brown then stabbed the victim. The victim is expected to recover.

Brown will be charged with aggravated assault.

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