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UPDATE: Paterson Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Stabbing Incident


By: Richard L. Smith 

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced the arrest of 35-year-old Paterson resident Mr. Anmar Oudah in connection with a stabbing that occurred early in the morning on March 3 in the East Railway Avenue area of Paterson. AHAPassaic County authorities said Oudah faces charges of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

The incident was reported around 5:00 a.m., prompting a swift response from the Paterson Police Department.

Upon arrival, officers found a 30-year-old male victim, also a Paterson resident, with a non-fatal stab wound.

The victim was immediately rushed to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

A thorough investigation by the Paterson Police Department led to the identification of Oudah as the assailant, resulting in his arrest at approximately 6:00 a.m. the same day.

The serious charges against Oudah include attempted murder, which carries a sentencing range of 10 to 20 years in state prison.

As the legal process moves forward, the State plans to file a motion for pretrial detention.

It's important to note that criminal complaints are simply accusations, and all defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office is seeking additional information related to this stabbing incident.

They encourage anyone with information to reach out via their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO, email, or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau directly at 973-321-1120.