On Sunday, November 13, 2016, at approximately 12:45 am, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Krystal Lane in Lexington Park for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival deputies located a 22-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to the upper torso which he received during an assault. The victim was transported to an area trauma center for treatment and the suspect, described as a heavy-set Hispanic male, fled prior to police arrival.
The Criminal Investigation Division is continuing the investigation. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Scott Ruest at 301-475-4200, ext. *2297 or via email, Scott.Ruest@stmarysmd.com.
Callers may also call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333 (callers can remain anonymous, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).