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Police Search for Stabbing Suspects

Gaithersburg police are investigating an aggravated assault that occurred in the Olde Towne Gaithersburg area at 2 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16.

That’s when police said an officer was patrolling in the 200 block of East Diamond Avenue when a citizen flagged him down stating that he was stabbed by a group of unknown males.

As officers were investigating the complaint, a call was dispatched for a second victim who was stabbed in the area of Brookes Avenue and Park Avenue, according to police.

Both victims sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to area hospitals for additional medical care.

Preliminary investigation indicates that both victims are known to each other and were at a local restaurant in Olde Towne. Police said both victims were approached by three unknown Hispanic males who began a verbal conversation with the victims.

According to police, at some point, one of the Hispanic males brandished a knife and stabbed both victims. Detectives continue to investigate this crime and are in the process of attempting to confirm details.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this assault to contact the Gaithersburg Police Investigative Section at 301.258.6400. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the Gaithersburg Crime Tip Line at 301.330.4471.


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