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Deputies Investigate Stabbing in Edgewood

(Edgewood, MD – July 24, 2008) Harford County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the stabbing of a 41 year old man which occurred late Wednesday night.

On Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at approximately 11:29 pm, deputies responded to the 6200 block of Edgewood Road in reference to an armed robbery and stabbing. Upon arrival deputies made contact with the 41 year old male victim who had been stabbed once in each arm. While sitting outside of his residence the victim was approached by a male subject, displaying a knife, who demanded his cigarettes and money. The suspect then grabbed the victim’s cell phone and began to walk away. As the suspect was leaving, the victim grabbed the suspect, an altercation occurred and the victim was stabbed twice. The suspect then fled on foot.

The victim was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and transported to the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this attack is urged to contact the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5428. Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the attack. To be eligible for the reward, tipsters must call the 24-hour tip-line at 1-888-540-TIPS. Callers do not have to give their name or appear in court. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

News Release

July 24, 2008

Contacts:

  • Sgt. David Betz
    410-836-5403
  • Monica A. Worrell
    410-836-5463

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