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Detectives with the Dover Police Department are investigating a recent stabbing incident on a town street.
The violent crime was committed just before midnight near 116 East Blackwell Street in Dover, New Jersey. According to law enforcement officials, the victim, a 36-year-old resident of Dover, was walking in the area when an unidentified man approached him. The suspect was brandishing a knife and reportedly used the weapon to stab him.
Someone dialed 911 to alert local law enforcement, which dispatched officers and paramedics to the scene. Emergency medical responders rushed the victim to Morristown Medical Center, where doctors treated him for stab wounds. The victim was later listed in stable condition.
The Dover Police Department and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office are actively investigating the stabbing and attempting to identify the suspect.
If police can eventually identify and apprehend the suspect, he would likely face criminal charges for aggravated assault and weapons offenses.
Any members of the public with information about the violent incident should call Dover detectives at 973-366-0302.
Dover Stabbing, Potential Charges for Aggravated Assault, Attempted Murder
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Cops Investigating Stabbing on East Blackwell Street in Dover.”