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Las Vegas Stabbing: 4 people, including Utah newlywed, injured in random attack, authorities say

An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip. Carol Highsmith/Library of Congress

(CBS/AP) LAS VEGAS - Four tourists were stabbed on a sidewalk just off the Las Vegas Strip late Thursday in what authorities are calling a random attack.

Diane Stock, of Utah, said Monday that her newlywed daughter, 20-year-old Laralynn Stock Caldwell, now faces ongoing medical treatment in Salt Lake City after being stabbed in the back. Diane Stock said her daughter is in good spirits but faces ongoing tests to rule out the possibility of a blood-borne disease.

The accused attacker, 53-year-old Lee Anthony Sanford, surrendered to police at a fast food restaurant minutes after the 11 p.m. Thursday attacks on Harmon Avenue.

Sanford is jailed pending a court appearance Tuesday on multiple battery with a deadly weapon charges.

Police say Sanford had no prior connection to the people he's accused of attacking.

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