Portage police search for attempted homicide suspect

PORTAGE (WKOW) -- Authorities in Portage are looking for a man who they consider "armed and dangerous" after they say he stabbed a woman multiple times early Friday morning.

Around 4:25 a.m., officers were called to a home in the 500 block of West Cook Street for a violent domestic incident.

Investigators say the female victim was woken up by her significant other as he violently attacked her with a knife.

The suspect, 37-year-old Canyon A. Thixton, of Portage, then jumped on a motorcycle and took off.

Police believe Thixton is armed with a gun. He was last seen riding a black Yamaha, YZFRI, with Wisconsin plates 122RW.

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