Police have arrested 29 year-old Christopher Eugene Akins, of Rome, for a stabbing that occurred on Branham Avenue Monday.  Reports stated that an altercation with another person resulted in them being stabbed in the chest and rushed to a local hospital.

Reports said that the victim was identified as the boyfriend of the suspect’s estranged wife.

Authorities said that after the altercation Atkins left the scene, and was later spotted near the Floyd and Polk County line.

He was taken to Floyd Medical Center for treatment of wounds he received during the altercation.

He is charged with aggravated stalking and aggravated assault