Police searched for Titus D. Swafford in connection with the alleged stabbing of Amanda Leonard. Harbison arrested Swafford just after 9 a.m. today.
Leonard was reportedly inside a car with Swafford when she was stabbed multiple times in the chest, neck and arms. She was flown to Erlanger Medical Center for treatment, but was treated and released, according to Harbison.
According to jail records, Swafford was arrested a week ago on a warrant for domestic violence, burglary and vandalism. He posted a $15,000 bond and was released from the Bradley County Jail.
- Cleveland Police continue their search for a suspect in the robbery of a local convenience store Friday. Officers responded to the Sunrise Market on Ocoee Street after a black male entered the store and robbed the cashier of approximately $800 cash. The man was not armed, according to information from officer Evie West of the Cleveland Police Department.
According to West, a customer inside the store at the time of the robbery was injured after he reportedly tried to intervene. The suspect grabbed the money and fled the store on foot. He was described as being in his 40’s and wearing a white shirt with dark pants.
West said Criminal Investigations Division detectives have a possible lead regarding the suspect’s identity and will continue to work the case until the suspect is arrested and charged. Detectives have video from security cameras and are working to capture a still photograph from the system.