Highlands County deputies search for stabbing suspect

- Deputies are searching for a man they suspect stabbed his former roommate.

Highlands County detectives are looking for 35-year-old David Neiderman. The 54-year-old victim told deputies Neiderman arrived at the victim’s home at Pinetop Terrace, used a long knife to break in through the back door, then stabbed him in the head and the neck on Saturday afternoon, according to a media release.

The victim’s injuries were serious and he was transported to a trauma center for further treatment, deputies said. No further details were provided, including a possible motive for the incident.

Neiderman is described as 6’1 tall, weighs 220 pounds and has blue eyes. Highlands County deputies asks anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the agency at 863-402-7840 or email detectives@highlandssheriff.org. If you wish to submit an anonymous tip, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 or www.heartlandstoppers.com.

Up Next:

Up Next

  • Highlands County deputies search for stabbing suspect
  • Spring Hill suspects stole $9,500-worth of laptops from middle school
  • Dog dies from saltwater poisoning days after day at the beach
  • After 100 years, Anna Maria Island bids farewell to famous pier
  • Manatee County detectives want to identify man seen with murder victim
  • Car crashes into Tampa convenience store
  • Active shooter simulation at school preparing HCSO for worst-case scenario
  • Family of seven pups found stuffed in small crate, abandoned on side of road
  • Tree-trimming scam 'plaguing' Hernando County, sheriff says
  • Tampa girl takes her little league talent to the nation's capital