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Police: Man charged with attempted murder after knife attack, carjacking near WestGate Mall; woman also charged

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Lennell Dyches II, Ashley Miller. (Source: SCSO) Lennell Dyches II, Ashley Miller. (Source: SCSO)
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Forensics investigating at WestGate Mall (FOX Carolina/ May 31, 2018) Forensics investigating at WestGate Mall (FOX Carolina/ May 31, 2018)
Forensics investigating at WestGate Mall (FOX Carolina/ May 31, 2018) Forensics investigating at WestGate Mall (FOX Carolina/ May 31, 2018)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg police said a suspect as been arrested after a man was injured in a knife attack and carjacking Thursday near the WestGate Mall.

Police said they were called to the mall parking lot near Belk around 7 a.m. Police arrived to find the male victim and a woman standing in the parking lot and the man told officers he had been attacked with a knife.

The victim and the woman said they had picked up another man and woman at a gas station in Lyman and had agreed to give them a ride to the mall. At the mall, the victim said the other man began attacking him and everyone got out of the Chevy Trailblazer.

The man and suspects took off with the victim's Trailblazer.

Police said 22-year-old Lennell Dyches II of Spartanburg was arrested in connection with the incident. He was charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and carjacking, officers said.

On Saturday, officers found probable-cause to also charge Ashley Miller for her involvement in the incident. She was arrested and charged with carjacking and assault and battery.

The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries. His condition was not known.

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