Police search for man accused of cutting woman's throat in Great Bend

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Great Bend police are searching for a man who allegedly cut a woman's throat Thursday night. 

Officers responded just after 10 p.m. to the report of a stabbing in the 1100 block of Morton Street. Police said on Facebook that they contacted a 19-year-old woman and a witness who said 34-year-old Timothy Chism cut her throat and fled the home.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where she was listed in stable condition. 

Police say Chism has not been located. He faces a charge of aggravated battery. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Great Bend Police Department at (620) 793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at (620) 792-1300. 

Kansas Department of Corrections records show Chism has prior convictions that include drug possession, lewd and lascivious behavior, assault, theft and fleeing law enforcement.