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Jacksboro woman stabbed during mobile crisis service in LaFollette

LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. (WATE) — A woman was reportedly stabbed Friday, Aug. 5, after attempting to transfer a man to Tennova Hospital.

The LaFollette Police Department responded to an incident involving a woman who attempted to provide mobile crisis service to a man.

Cameron Jones (Courtesy of Knox County Sheriff’s Department)

Angela Worley, 54, of Jacksboro, was contacted by Cameron Jones, 40, of LaFollette so she could take him to Tennova Hospital.

According to LaFollette police, Worley was on her way to pick up Jones when she saw him walking down the road. She pulled over and picked it up and continued driving to the hospital.

LaFollette police say that on the way to the hospital, Jones slammed the car into park and began stabbing Worley.

Worley then got out of the car and signaled another driver for help. The driver pulled over and drove Worley to Tennova’s emergency room where she was later transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Worley had reports of neck, arm and chest injuries. She is currently in stable condition, LaFollette police said.

Jones was arrested for the incident and charged with attempted criminal homicide. He is being held in Knox County Jail awaiting court appearance.