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Father accused of stabbing 6-year-old son

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TAMPA, FL- A Tampa man is accused of stabbing his six-year-old son more than 20 times in the back, chest, neck and arm.

Authorities say the boy is expected to survive.

Police charged the father, Xavier Thomas, with attempted murder. Police say Thomas was at a New Year's Eve party with relatives at an apartment complex, but when the fireworks ended They say he took his son to a nearby playground, but did not return with the boy.

Police were called and when they arrived the boy showed up covered in blood.



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