Doug Barrett | Sep 4, 2017 AT 10:43 am
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- GFPD Statement:
- On September 4, 2017 at 10:00 am, Grand Forks Police officers were called to 4265 5th Ave. N. for a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers learned that two subjects had been stabbed, by a single assailant. Medical attention was provided to the two victims, and one was transported to Altru Hospital via ambulance, while the other was transported via personal vehicle. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. It is unknown what the motivation behind the attack was, and it does not appear at this time that the suspect is acquainted with either of the victims. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between the ages of 24 and 28 years of age, approximately 6’1” with a slim build, short hair with some facial hair growth, and wearing a brown shirt and blue jeans. A search of the immediate area surrounding the attack was completed; however, the suspect was not located during this search. At this time, it is unknown if this was a random attack, or if the victims were intentionally targeted. We would like to remind the public to lock all doors, even when home, maintain awareness of their surroundings, and don’t hesitate to call the police regarding any suspicious activity that is observed.
- Original copy:
- Grand Forks police are investing a stabbing incident that occurred this morning. Police were called to a west side apartment around ten a-m. Two victims were reportedly transported to Altru Hospital with unknown injuries. A K-9 team was brought in to search the area. The apartment was located near 5th Avenue North and North 42nd Street. Authorities are still looking for the suspect. Anyone with information is urged to contact the GFPD.
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