For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway
February 23rd, 2017 email@example.com
On February 23rd, at around 5:00 am, the Lafayette Police responded to the 3800 block of Ashford Court for a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived and located a male victim in the parking lot with a stab wound to one of his legs. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Officers interviewed witnesses who reported there was an argument between the victim and the alleged suspect prior to the stabbing event. The alleged suspect fled the area prior to the police arriving.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.
Sgt. Scott Galloway / Crime Prevention & Community Outreach
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.