Hotel Stabbing Suspect in Court - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

01/27/05

Hotel Stabbing Suspect in Court

A Savannah teenager made his first court appearance today, charged with robbing and stabbing a hotel night clerk. Police arrested 18-year-old Gary Gibbons yesterday afternoon.

Investigators say he robbed the Holiday Inn on Abercorn Street early yesterday morning and stabbed the night clerk several times.

Fifty-three-year old Jean Solomon remains in critical condition.

Police charged Gibbons with aggravated battery and armed robbery. He's being held in the Chatham County jail.

Reported by: Michelle Paynter, mpaynter@wtoc.com

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