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Newark Police investigate stabbing of UD student during fight


10:28 a.m., May 12, 2013--Newark Police are investigating the stabbing of a University of Delaware student that occurred at approximately 1:20 a.m., Sunday, May 12, in the city parking lot at 54 East Delaware Ave.

Responding officers learned that an argument between the victim and a suspect in the parking lot led to a fight. During the fight, the victim sustained multiple stab wounds to the chest and abdomen. The victim, a 22-year-old UD student, was taken to Christiana Hospital by private vehicle. He underwent surgery and is currently listed in stable condition. 

The suspect is described as a white male, 18 to 22 years old, 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing 185 to 190 pounds and wearing a white T-shirt and a black hat.

Detectives are actively investigating the case.

Anyone with additional information about the incident should contact Detective Fred Nelson at 302-366-7110, ext. 136 or Tips can be texted anonymously to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information also can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or, where a reward may be available.

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