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Leelanau Co. Man Arrested for Stabbing

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The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office says a dad is in jail after punching his daughter in the face, then stabbing a friend visiting her.

The sheriff’s office says the father got mad when the man came over to visit his daughter.

Deputies were called to a home on Lucille Street in Elmwood Township Wednesday around 5:45 p.m.

The sheriff’s office says the friend tried to stop the dad from hurting his daughter, but then the dad stabbed him with a knife.

The father ran away and deputies found him hiding in a shed close by.

He is in jail for the stabbing and for punching his daughter.

The stabbing victim is being treated at the hospital for stab wounds to his back and a collapsed lung.

The daughter was treated at the scene for facial injuries.