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Troopers Investigating a Stabbing Incident – Wilmington


Date Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Wilmington- The Delaware State Police are investigating a report of a stabbing incident that occurred yesterday morning.

The incident occurred on October 14, 2020, at approximately 9:55 a.m., when Troopers responded to North Maryland Avenue, Wilmington, for a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, Troopers located a 50-year-old male victim from Wilmington with a stab wound to the leg.  Further investigation indicated that the victim engaged in an altercation with an unknown male subject.  During the verbal altercation the suspect proceeded to stab the victim once in the leg.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2, Criminal Investigations Unit at 302-834-2630.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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