Major Crimes detectives are investigating after a 38-year-old man was stabbed in a vehicle he was a passenger in by another passenger in Millsboro.
MILLSBORO (DE): A 38-year-old man was removed from the side of the road by emergency medical services after being stabbed by a man who was riding with him in a vehicle in Millsboro.
Police say, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Troopers were dispatched to the intersection of Townsend Road and Harmony Cemetery Road for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, troopers made contact with a 38-year-old victim of Milford who was sitting on the side of the roadway with stab wounds to his extremities.
The 38-year-old victim was removed from the scene by Emergency Medical Services and transported to a local area hospital.
According to Mellisa Jaffe, a police spokeswoman, the 38-year-old victim was a passenger in a vehicle when he engaged in a verbal argument with another passenger. The argument escalated at which point the driver stopped at the intersection of Townsend Road and Harmony Cemetery Road. While still seated in the vehicle, the suspect stabbed the victim. The victim was able to exit the vehicle prior to the suspect fleeing the scene.
The suspect could only be described as a black male. The victim was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective D. Kristunas, Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-752-3856. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org