August 12th, 2010
04:57 PM ET

Serial stabber: Read the incident report


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Authorities have identified the man arrested at the Atlanta airport as Elias Abuelazam, 33, who is wanted on a charge of assault with intent to murder in connection with 20 stabbings in three states.

The stabbings occurred in Michigan, Virginia and Ohio, and five of those attacked died.

A judge in Flint, Michigan, issued the arrest warrant.

Abuelazam was trying to board a flight to Israel when he was taken into custody Wednesday night in Atlanta, police said Thursday.

Read the incident report here.

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