Oklahoma Truck Driver Attacked, Stabbed At Idaho Truck Stop

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 12:09 pm
By: News On 6

Police are searching for a man who stabbed an Oklahoma truck driver at a Nampa truck stop late Wednesday.

Nampa Police told KBOI, the CBS affiliate in Boise, Idaho a 45-year-old driver from Miami came across an unknown man near his truck. 

The driver told officers he confronted the man; who then said something before attacking him with a knife. Police said the injured driver was able to knock the knife away from assailant who ran away.

Police said the truck driver was taken to a local hospital with a stab wound to his upper chest, and a wound to his forearm. Officers said his wounds did not appear to be life-threatening.