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  • State Troopers Investigate Assault at New Castle Motel

  • Black male, approximately 6'1" armed with a knife sought for questioning
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  • Troopers are investigating an assault that occurred at the Tremont Motel, 196 North DuPont Highway, yesterday evening.
    The incident occurred at 7:49 p.m. when a 36-year-old male answered knocking at his motel room door. When he opened the door an unknown black male suspect immediately stabbed the victim several times and then fled.
    The victim was transported by ambulance to Christiana Hospital where he was treated for several non-life-threatening knife wounds to his torso and extremities.
    If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit at 302-834-2630 extension 207, or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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