Police Search for Stabbing Suspect

Smith County authorities are still looking for a man suspected of stabbing and slashing the throat of a 16-year old girl on Sunday.

Nicolas Sanchez, 23, is the main suspect in the case. Authorities issued a warrant for his arrest Monday after searching Sanchez's abandoned vehicle at the intersection of FM 756 and County Road 129.

The 16-year old victim is still in stable condition at East Texas Medical Center.