Man Stabbed 4 Times While Robbed Walking To Store

May 23, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 8:30 p.m. a Hispanic male who was walking to a store on Whittaker Avenue was approached by two Hispanic males, who demanded money. The victim stated that after refusing to give the suspects money, a physical altercation began. During the fight, the victim was stabbed four times in the abdomen, back and both arms. The victim was not able to provide any additional information before going into surgery at the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Trenton Police are searching for the two Hispanic males, and also checking for witnesses and video surveillance cameras in the area.

Trenton Emergency Medical Services, Trenton Fire Department and Capital Health paramedics responded to the scene. A “trauma alert” was called by TEMS prior to transport.

Trenton Police Detective Sergeant Cynthia Hargis stated the investigation is still active at this time. If anyone has information about the stabbing they are asked to contact Trenton Police Department at 609-989-4155 or the TPD anonymous tip line at 609-989-DRUG (3784).