Man on the loose after slashing woman TMs neck

Carlos Navarete // Pharr Police Department photo

A woman was transported to the hospital after being slashed in the neck with a knife, and the person who is accused of committing the crime is on the run.

The incident happened on Monday, June 9th around 1:00 p.m. at a home located on Prosperidad Drive in Pharr.

Pharr Police Department has identified the suspect as Carlos Navarete who also goes by the name of Humberto Rosalez Cruz.

Police said he fled the scene in a blue 2005 Ford Explorer. The license plate number on the SUV is CDG-4948.

The woman was cut with the knife by Navarete while inside her home, according to police.

Authorities said the victim and the suspect are acquaintances.

The victim is currently hospitalized and receiving treatment on the injuries.

Navarete is wanted on a charge of criminal attempt to commit murder.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspect, call Pharr police at (956)787-8477.