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Stabbing, Hammer Attack Injures One in Newark's Ironbound Section

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Police are looking into an aggravated assault incident that sent a person to the hospital early Friday morning.

According to a preliminary investigation, Newark's Ironbound section police responded to reports of a person stabbed at 150 Van Buren Street around 4:25 a.m. 

Officers arrived and found an unidentified person suffering stab injuries in their legs at that location.

Police say the victim was also beaten with a blunt force object as well.

EMS transported the injured to the hospital for treatment while officers looked into the incident believed to be domestic in nature. 

A male suspect was taken in custody at 10 Merchant Street then treated for a non-life-threatening stab injury on his hand. 

The motive for the attack remains under investigation.