Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for knife attack suspect
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the suspect in an attempted knife attack.
Authorities say 39-year-old William Whipple swung a butcher knife at the victim after they approached Whipple in his camp at the intersection of Highway 62 and Agate Road in White City. The victim then fled and called 911.
Deputies searched the camp and surrounding area but were unable to locate Whipple.
Whipple is described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds, with long black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.
Anyone with information about the location of Whipple should call the Sheriff’s Tip Line at 541-774-8333.