North Charleston police arrested a man Monday shortly after he allegedly stabbed a man in the back of the neck.
Officers responded to the 2600-block of Madden Drive around 1:30 p.m. after receiving reports of an altercation and found the 46-year-old victim lying on the ground with towel soaked in blood wrapped around his head. Upon closer inspection, officers saw a roughly six-inch cut in the back of his neck, with heavy bleeding.
The officer applied pressure to the wound until EMS arrived, at which time he spoke with a witness, the victim's girlfriend.
The 33-year-old woman told police a man named "Black" jumped out of the passenger seat of a gold sedan armed with a knife and started chasing the victim down the street. The witness told officers her boyfriend fell down and was stabbed in the back of the neck by Black, later identified as 46-year-old William Anthony Green.
The victim said Green jumped in the sedan and fled down Accabee Street towards Surrey Drive.
Just before the alleged attack, the woman said a family member of the victim received a phone call from someone saying Black was on the way to the victim's residence to "deal with him."
Police said they took Green into custody a short time later. He was charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
As of Tuesday morning, Green remained behind bars at the Charleston County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond.