Stabbing Suspect Wanted

December 15, 2018

UPDATE: Suspect has been taken into custody by the Palmetto Police Department as of 2:45 PM.

Levy County Deputies are currently at the scene of a
reported stabbing. Deputies responded to 1850 NW Hwy 27, between Chiefland and
Bronson, after receiving a 911 call from the victim’s family member. The victim
was stabbed multiple times and has been rushed to a local hospital where she is
currently being treated for her injuries.

The suspect has been identified as Antonio
Delossantos (11-26-58) of Chiefland. Delossantos fled prior to deputy’s arrival
in a red 2018 Hyundai 4 door passenger car with Florid Tag  JQA-N35. Delossantos is considered to be
armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Citizens should contact 911
if he is seen. Deputies have been told he has family members in Manatee County,
Florida as well as Texas. His direction of travel is unknown.

Updates will be published when they become available.