Leesburg Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Leesburg Police Department detectives have charged a 17-year-old suspect with burglary while armed and aggravated malicious wounding following a stabbing on Saturday.

Police were alerted to the case by a 911 call shortly after 3 a.m. March 25. The caller reported a stabbing victim at the 800 block of Saddleback Place in the Potomac Station neighborhood. When police arrived, they discovered that the victim, a 47-year-old man, had transported himself to Inova Lansdowne Hospital. The injuries were described as non-life threatening.

On Wednesday, the 17-year-old suspect was taken into custody without incident.

The Police Department released no other details of the incident, but stated that there was no ongoing threat to the community.

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