Police: Warrant for arrest of man suspected of stabbing woman in car

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison woman is in surgery after suffering a life-threatening stab wound, officials said.

The woman, who is in her 40s, was traveling with a Madison man she knows, who is suspected of stabbing her. The woman got out of the car near the bike path at John Nolen Drive and Broom Street, according to a release from the Madison Police Department. 

The suspect, Tony M. Mason, is wanted for attempted homicide and was last seen driving a 2010 Nissan Sentra with a broken right rear window, a decal on right rear door saying "Quality Transit" and the license plate 605ZNH.

The Madison Police Department got the call at 12:15 p.m. Before officers arrived, the suspect drove off and is now at large, according to police. 

The Madison Police Department's Violent Crime Unit, along with Central District detectives and patrol officers, is working on the case, officials said. 

The motive for the violence is not known at this time, police said. 

Police ask that anyone with information about Mason or his whereabouts call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014. Police warn to not approach Mason, as he might still be armed. 


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