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Police: Indiana man stabs 8-year-old

KENTLAND, Ind. -- A Northwest Indiana man faces attempted murder charges after police say he stabbed an 8-year-old boy multiple times.

When police arrived on scene, they were confronted by Thomas Esmond who tried to attack the officers but he was soon subdued by a taser gun.

The boy was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Detectives said the motive behind the stabbing remained under investigation.

Esmond remains in jail without bond.

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