Whitfield authorities seek man suspected of stabbing woman, fleeing in stolen truck

Whitfield County authorities are searching this white 2001 GMC Sonoma pickup truck which was stolen after a man allegedly stabbed the owner multiple times.
photo Whitfield County authorities are searching for a suspect who stole this white 2001 GMC Sonoma pickup truck after he stabbed the owner multiple times.

photo Whitfield County authorities are searching for a suspect who stole this white 2001 GMC Sonoma pickup truck after he stabbed the owner multiple times.

Police are on the lookout for a male suspect and a stolen truck after a car sale gone sour left a Whitfield woman in the hospital with multiple stab wounds to her neck and other areas of her body on Tuesday.

According to a news release from Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood, investigators determined the Espitia family was trying to sell a pick-up truck and had advertised it on Craigslist.