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Police Investigate Stabbing in Chesterfield

The stabbing took place at the victim's home at 8:30 a.m.

The Chesterfield Township Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that took place Tuesday morning at approximately 8:30 am on Galestown Road in Chesterfield.

The victim arrived back home after dropping off his children at the bus stop. Upon arrival he was confronted by a subject in his garage. During the confrontation the suspect stabbed the victim in the abdomen. The suspect then left on foot unknown direction of travel.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male approximately 5’10 160 lbs. with a beard. He was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.

The victim was transported to Capital Heath Regional Medical Center. He is listed in stable condition with non-life threatening stab wound.

Officers from Chesterfield, along with assistance from Bordentown Township along with their K-9 and two K-9 units from Pemberton Township searched the area with negative results.

The investigation is ongoing and we are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. Anyone with information should call the Chesterfield Township Police Department at 609-291-0912.

After hours calls should be directed to Burlington County Central Communications at 609-723-8300.

--Press release from the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office

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