A teen was stabbed around noon Tuesday in East Ridge by his uncle during an ‘unprovoked attack', according to the East Ridge Police Department.

Police arrived at the scene on Fawn Drive after the attack, spoke with the victim and then contacted medical first responders.

They were able to locate the suspect, 25-year-old Garris Wooten and took him into custody.

Wooten is charged with attempted criminal homicide and is scheduled to appear in East Ridge Court April 1.