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Troopers: Woman Stabs Man At Newark-Area Bar


Newark – Delaware State Police are investigating a stabbing which occurred in the parking lot of a Newark area bar early this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the incident occurred at approximately 1:35 a.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018, outside of the Tailgates Bar, located at 4125 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark.

While in the parking lot, a 38-year-old male subject from Wilmington, became involved in a verbal altercation with a 23-year-old female from Maryland. The altercation turned physical and resulted in the female stabbing the male, according to Austin.

The male subject was transported to the Christiana Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is active and ongoing with further details being released as they become available, said Austin.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have further information, is asked to contact Detective S. Rizzo of the Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit by calling 302-365-8440.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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