An investigation is underway after a couple was stabbed last night after leaving Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson.
Saturday August 22, 2015 at 7:15 pm, Jackson Police Officers responded to a parking lot located at 571 Monmouth Road (CR 537), on the report of several people fighting and a stabbing.
Responding officers located a 35-year-old female who had a wound to her arm and a teenaged male who had multiple stab wounds to his torso and back.
The scene was secured and the victims were treated by the officers, responding first aid personnel and medics. Both victims were flown by medevac to an area hospital for treatment.
As the investigation progressed, the suspected weapon used in the incident was located discarded in a wooded area a short distance away from the scene.
A 29-year-old Delaware man was placed under arrest for the incident.
He was charged with second degree aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Bail was set at $100,000.00 and he was later lodged in the Ocean County Jail.
The parties involved in this incident were known to each other and names are not being released at this time to protect the victims.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.