UPDATED: Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbings at Wheaton Mall (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.12.17 Montgomery County police have arrested a suspect.

UPDATED  1.11.17 Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks said detectives are working around the clock to find the suspect wanted in the stabbing deaths that occurred on Tuesday afternoon at the Wheaton mall.

Police have not released any information about the suspect or the motive.

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Starks also released the name of one of the victims.

According to Starks, police have increased patrols around the mall.

“I just want the public to know that these investigators haven’t stopped working. I believe this is a close-able case,” said Starks.

Montgomery County Police Car Crime Investigation for slider 855X380Montgomery County police say two people were stabbed to death at the Westfield Wheaton shopping mall on Tuesday afternoon.

Police said it happened around 3:15 p.m. inside the mall, which is located at 11160 Veirs Mill Road.

The two male victims, who have not been identified, were found on the lower level of the mall, according to police. The two victims were transported to area hospitals with life threatening injuries. Police said the two male victims died from their injuries at the hospital.

According to police, the stabbing followed some kind of an altercation. So far, police have not released a motive for the stabbings or a description of the suspect.

The investigation continues. If you have any information about the homicides, contact the police department’s Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.

For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crimes Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect.

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