Police searching for suspect in Prince William County stabbing

Traffic was held up on state Route 29 between Gainesville and Haymarket on Thursday in Prince William County, Virginia, as police looked for the suspect in a stabbing.

The incident occurred in the afternoon. Two people were stabbed in a home in the area, police said. The victims have injuries that are not life-threatening.

The search involved a helicopter, and Prince William County police said the suspect is known to the victims. The public is not at risk.

Below is the area where it happened.

WTOP’s Neal Augenstein contributed to this report.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She has a master’s degree in interactive journalism from American University and a master’s degree in English Literature from The George Washington University.

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