Sandy police investigating double-stabbing; father, daughter rushed to hospital in critical condition

Sandy police on the scene of a double-stabbing at a home at 10225 S. 470 Mount View Drive. Photo: SLCScanner/Gephardt Daily

SANDY, Utah, May 13, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Sandy police are investigating a double-stabbing that sent a father and daughter to the hospital with severe injuries Friday night.

Police were first called to a home at 10225 S. Mount View Drive (470 East) around 10:00 p.m. Friday. with reports of a domestic argument.

When officers arrived, they found two people inside the residence with “severe lacerations” caused by “a large kitchen knife.”

Police say the victims – a father and daughter – were attacked by an older son who fled the scene before officers arrived.

The victims were rushed by ground ambulance to Intermountain Medical Center where they are being treated for possible life-threatening injuries.

Sandy police on the scene of a double-stabbing at a home located at 10225 S. 470 East. Photo: Gephardt Daily/SLCScanner the suspect’s identity and that he currently remains at large.

The suspect, Sione Vaitai, left the scene in a white 2009 Chevy Silverado with Utah plates X384BF.

Police consider Vaitai’ armed and dangerous and are asking for anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to call 911.

Sione Vaitai, suspect in Sandy double-stabbing, being sought by police. Photo: Sandy Police Department

Gephardt Daily will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

Sandy police on the scene of a double-stabbing at a home located at 10225 S. 470 East. Photo: Gephardt Daily/SLCScanner
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