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Police arrest High Point man wanted for allegedly stabbing woman

Clarence Ray Gidderon (Sex Offender Registry/NC State Bureau of Investigation)

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man accused of stabbing a woman last week has been arrested, according to High Point police.

At about 8:20 p.m. on March 29, officers went to a parking lot located at 116 Chestnut Drive in reference to a call of an assault. Arriving officers found a 47-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds. She was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem for treatment.

Following a preliminary investigation, 56-year-old Clarence Ray Gidderon was identified as the suspect. Police announced Wednesday that Gidderon has been arrested. He is charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Investigators say Gidderon has or had a romantic relationship with the victim