FLORENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Police says a man suspected of stabbing a woman in Florence Township is in custody.

Officers apprehended Akil Herbert on Thursday morning.

The woman was found stabbed on 5th Avenue on Wednesday night. Police say she was stabbed several times but the wounds are not considered life-threatening.

Police say Herbert is known to the woman and there is no reason to believe the stabbing was a random act.

Officers searched a wooded area for Herbert, but could not find him.

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