WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials are searching for a man accused of stabbing a cab driver in the neck in Worcester.

Officers responding to a reported stabbing on Edward Street around 3:10 p.m. found a 54-year-old man bleeding from the right side of his neck.

Witnesses said an unknown man had been struggling with the victim, a cab driver, and a knife was involved, police said.

Investigators later learned the suspect was a passenger in the cab and that the driver was stabbed in the neck during the struggle.

The suspect is described as a thin man, about  5-foot,  10 inches tall, with a dark complexion, who was wearing a black jacket and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

He fled the scene on foot toward Eastern Avenue, police said.

The victim is expected to be OK.

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