Man accused of assault after woman found stabbed in street


MORGANTON, N.C. - Two motorists subdued a man accused of assault after they saw a woman stabbed, according to police.

Morganton officers found Kimberly Dawn Woodard on Friday lying in a street in the Burkemont Avenue and Interstate 40 area with a stab wound in her chest.

Woodard was taken to Carolinas Medical Center and is listed in stable condition.

Two motorists witnessed the stabbing and subdued Travis Eugene Aldridge, 28, in connection with the stabbing, according to police.

Police took Aldridge into custody and he was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.

Police said Aldridge and Woodard know each other, but the nature of their relationship is unclear and it is unknown what started their argument.

Aldridge is being held under a $70,000 secured bond at Burke Catawba Detention Center.