Troopers Investigate Stabbing Incident-Dover

Dover- The Delaware State Police are investigating a report of a stabbing incident that occurred last evening.

The incident occurred on July 19, 2020, at approximately 9:21 p.m., when Troopers responded to the unit block of Webbs Lane, for a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, Troopers located a 17-year-old male victim inside an apartment with a stab wound.  Further investigation indicated that the victim engaged in an altercation with an unknown male subject.  The altercation turned physical and the suspect proceeded to stab the victim once in the abdomen.

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 3, Criminal Investigations Unit, Detective Campbell at 302-698-8504.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released:072020 0845



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