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Man Stabbed at Newark Public Library


By: Richard L. Smith 

Police took a suspect in custody after a stabbing incident at the main public library in downtown Newark this morning. 

Just before 11:30 a.m., police were dispatched to 5 Washington Street to investigate reports of a person stabbed. 

Upon arrival, two Newark Police Special officers found a male suffering stab wounds after an altercation in front of the library. 

The victim was rushed to the hospital in stable condition. 

The motive for the incident is under investigation.