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20 year old stabbed during attempted robbery in Hillcrest Park

Pellet gun recovered, suspect arrested
Posted: 4:22 PM, Jun 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-10 20:22:10Z
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A 20-year-old man was stabbed during an attempted robbery in Baltimore County, police said.

The attempted robbery occurred Sunday night in Hillcrest Park after 10 p.m., police said. The victim fought back when the suspect brandished a handgun. The suspect then produced a knife and stabbed the victim at least once in the upper body.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.

Detectives investigated and discovered a pellet gun recovered from the area, in the 700 block of 3rd Avenue in Lansdowne, police said. A suspect was taken into custody. His identify was withheld pending forthcoming criminal charges.