St. Charles, Mo. (KMOV) -- The St. Charles Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who police say stabbed a taxi driver after being picked up at the airport Friday night.
According to police, as the 32-year-old driver was telling the suspect the fare amount, the suspect began stabbing the driver with a knife in the neck and arms. The victim crashed the taxi into a parked car in the 500 block of Jefferson Street at 8:22 p.m.
The suspect fled with the victim's phone. He was last seen running north on Benton Street.
The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and has since been released.
The suspect is described by police as a taller, black male in his 20’s who was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and dark colored shorts.
Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call the St. Charles Police Department Detective Bureau at 636-949-3330 or St. Charles Crime Stoppers at 636-949-3333.