Man Stabbed in Downtown Newark

There were non-life threatening injuries reported for the victim of a stabbing that occurred in Newark’s Downtown this afternoon.

Police were called to the intersection of Broad and Cedar streets at around 3:55 p.m. when they received reports of a man lying on the sidewalk bleeding from the stomach.

Fast responding police officers arrived and found the unidentified man in front of Dunkin Donuts suffering a stab wound at that location.

EMS rushed the victim to University Hospital where doctors treated the victim’s injury.

Police took a male suspect into custody and charged him with assault.

The motive for the attack remains under investigation.