Trooper, Civilian Injured In Stabbing Incident At Mall

Newark – On Wednesday, February 1, 2017 an unknown suspect and a victim got into an altercation on a DART at Christina Mall, according to Delaware State Police Public Information Officer Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale.

Hales said that the altercation led to a  stabbing that injured the victim and caused minor injuries to a trooper.

It appears that the stabbing happened on the bus and when police attempted to arrest the male suspect the trooper was injured, according to Hale.

 

Delaware State Police are tied up with the events in Smyrna. Check back for details.

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