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Posted on: August 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Investigate Felony Assault

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 26, 2020

Frederick Police Investigate Felony Assault

FREDERICK, MD – At 5:14 a.m. on August 26, 2020, officers of the Frederick Police Department (FPD) responded to the 500 block of Logan Street for an assault in progress.  Officers located an unconscious, 78-year-old male victim with serious injuries.  FPD officers and Emergency Medical Technicians from the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services provided treatment at the scene.  The Maryland State Police Aviation Division transported the victim to a trauma center for further treatment.  The victim is in critical condition at this time.

Officers located a 21-year-old male suspect at the scene and took him into custody.  Members of the FPD Criminal Investigations Section and Crime Scene Unit assumed the investigation. FPD will provide an update once the suspect is charged.

We ask anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Sean McKinney at 240-578-5683.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department’s tip lines: by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.  The tip lines and e-mail are not for urgent matters; if an immediate response is necessary, please use our non-emergency number: 301-600-2102.

Case Number: 2020-066851

Incident Type: First Degree Assault

Investigator: Det. Sean McKinney – 240-578-5683

Public Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 301-600-6217

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