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Stabbing reported

University Police report stabbing at Kirkbride, suspect held


Editor's note: This article was updated at 6:15 p.m., March 22, 2013.

2:41 p.m., March 22, 2013--University of Delaware Police report that there was a stabbing on campus around 2:05 p.m., Friday, March 22, in the Kirkbride Lecture Hall. The suspect was taken into custody immediately.

According to police, the victim, a 20-year-old UD student, was taken to the Christiana Emergency Room and treated for a minor laceration to the back of her neck. No stitches were required, and she was released from the hospital.

The suspect, Alicja E. Stawkowski, 34, of Boulder, Colo., is facing charges of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, second degree assault and second degree trespass. She is currently being evaluated at Christiana Emergency Room for physical and mental health.

The police investigation is ongoing. At this time, there is no known connection between the victim and the suspect.


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