Deputies: Man arrested after attacking couple in Palmetto

- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said the suspect who attacked a man and woman Saturday night has been arrested.

Stephen Kelley, 43, was arrested Sunday in Pinellas County, authorities said.

Kelley is accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend and another man at a home on 3rd Avenue W. in Palmetto

According to investigators, the male victim woke up to find Kelley standing over him. Kelley then allegedly attacked both victims, stabbing the man and battering his ex-girlfriend.

The victims were taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Deputies said Kelley fled after the incident, but was caught in Pinellas County on Sunday. He is charged with attempted murder.

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