A suspect is in custody after an altercation and report of a stabbing Wednesday afternoon at the Augusta Mall.
A man had been stabbed at the food court, according to information provided to Richmond County dispatch and deputies responded about 4:45 p.m.
Witnesses say the man was stabbed in the back, but could not be found when officers arrived.
Deputies detained a suspect, whose name has not been released, dispatch confirmed.
Around 5 p.m., deputies were checking area hospitals to see if a victim with a stab wound had arrived for treatment.
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