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Posted on: May 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Arrest Man After Assault With Knife

Benyam Hailu

The Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division has arrested a man who assaulted a person with a knife...

On 05-25-2020, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1300 block of W Seventh Street, in Frederick City, for an assault.

During the investigation, it was learned the suspect approached the victim in the 1100 block of W Seventh Street.  The suspect yelled at the victim before pulling a knife and cutting the victim in the area of his stomach.

The suspect was identified as, Benyam Hailu.  Hailu was located within the vicinity of where the assault occurred and taken into custody.  Hailu was later transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center (FCADC) where he is being held without bond.

The victim was treated on-scene for minor lacerations but refused additional medical care.  Based on the information gathered through the investigation, the assault is being handled as an isolated incident between known associates.


Charged:
Benyam Hailu
DOB: 03-11-1981
1400 Block of Key Parkway
Frederick, Maryland

Charges:
(1)    Count of 1st Degree Assault
(1)    Count of 2nd Degree Assault
(1)    Count of Reckless Endangerment


Case#: 2020-043374
Incident Type: Assault  
Location: 1100 block of W Seventh Street
Author of release: Lt. Jon Holler @ 301-600-6388 or joholler@frederickmdpolice.org


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