Dumas man sentenced for near deadly stabbing

Dumas, TX --  A Dumas man will spend 50 years in prison for nearly stabbing a woman to death.

Moore County jury handed that sentence to Javier Yebra.

He also must pay a $10,000 fine.

He stabbed the 20 year old Cactus woman at least six times in November 2008.

Police found him as tried to leave the scene of the crime.

They arrested him, but he then escaped from the police car.

Officers found him hours later in Cactus, still wearing the handcuffs.

His victim underwent major surgery to save her life.