Teen suspect arrested in Tarpon Springs stabbing

Tarpon Springs police said a teenage suspect has been arrested in connection with a stabbing and robbery attempt that happened on Friday.

Police said Saturday that Dedson Suas, 17, is facing attempted armed robbery and aggravated battery charges stemming from the incident.

The 16-year-old victim is an employee of a Crossfit gym located at 41522 US Highway 19 North. He told investigators that the suspect approached him in the parking lot and tried to rob him. 

Police said Suas was armed with a knife and stabbed the victim in the upper chest area during the incident. He is expected to recover.