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Suspect of Long Branch Stabbing Incident Arrested

Long Branch

A joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Long Branch Police Department into the report of stabbing led to one arrest.

According to authorities, on Tuesday at approximately 9:39 a.m., Long Branch Police responded to a report of stabbing.

Upon arrival, Long Branch Police Officer Robert Korn observed the suspect, Michael Smith, swinging and grabbing at the victim, who was lying on the ground.

Officials say Officer Korn was able to pull Smith off the victim and place him under arrest.

The incident remains under investigation.