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Update – Nov. 28, 5:30 p.m.: Suffolk County Police announced an arrest in the Thanksgiving Day stabbing. See story.

A Manorville man was stabbed in a road-rage incident Thursday afternoon, according to Suffolk County Police.

The 44-year-old man was driving a 2017 Hyundai northbound on Wading River Road when a man driving a 2010 grey Volvo, who had been driving erratically and attempting to pass multiple vehicles, attempted to pass his vehicle at the intersection at South Street.

The man believed his vehicle was struck by the Volvo and pulled into a parking lot on the corner of South Street and Wading River Road to inspect it. The driver of the Volvo also stopped his vehicle and engaged in a physical altercation with the victim and stabbed him once in the abdomen at 2:37 p.m., according to a press release issued by police Thursday evening.

The suspect fled in his vehicle eastbound on South Street, according to police.

The victim, whose identity was not released by police, was transported by Manorville Community Ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The victim’s wife was also in the vehicle but was not injured, according to the police report.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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