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Posted on: February 21, 2021

FPD seeking information in stabbing investigation

On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at approximately 1:30 p.m., FPD responded to the 1000 block of W. Patrick Street for a report of a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers found a juvenile male suffering from multiple stab wounds to his back.  According to the victim he was approached by a Black male wearing dark clothing. The suspect stabbed him and left the area on foot, running toward W. Patrick St. 

The victim was transported to a local trauma center and is receiving care for his wounds.  He is in serious but stable condition, and expected to survive at this time. The Frederick Police Department is aware of anther stabbing on the West side of town on Feb. 6 and is looking into the similarities and differences in the cases.  At this time there is not concrete evidence to link the cases together. 

We ask the public to contact FPD if they were in the area at that time and observed anything out of the ordinary, or any businesses that might have video footage outside of their establishment.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department’s tip lines:

  • Voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), 
  • Text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477),
  • Email at

The tip lines and e-mail are not for urgent matters. To reach a dispatcher immediately, please use our non-emergency number: 301-600-2102. Use 9-1-1 for crimes in progress and other emergencies.

POC for further questions: Lt. Andrew Alcorn 240-674-2612

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