Police Investigate Person Found Stabbed in Downtown Newark

Authorities in Newark are investigating the motive behind a stabbing that occurred at a location in downtown Newark on Tuesday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the 7-Eleven located at 131 Market Street after receiving reports of an injured person at approximately 5 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found an unidentified person suffering a non-life threatening stab wound in the back.

EMS transported the victim to University Hospital in stable condition according to police.

There were no arrests reported.