Updated: One Person Hospitalized in Bristol Borough Stabbing
Updated 8 pm Monday, September 27:
Police said the victim of today’s stabbing in the area of 95 Commerce Circle – Mavis Tire Center, was stabbed in the back when one of unspecified group he was in an altercation with, knifed the 43 year-old man
The wounded man went in to the tire shop and staff called police.
Police say they have received conflicting accounts about who the suspect is and anyone with information is asked to please call Detective Davis at 215-788-7813 ext 2425. You can also submit a confidential tip by clicking here.
In a evening release, police said the victim is listed in stable condition at Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital.
One person was stabbed and taken to the hospital for surgery Monday afternoon, in an incident behind the Mavis Tire Center, Bristol authorities said.
The intense police response was noted by neighbors and shoppers in the area around 12:30 p.m.
Bristol Borough Police Chief Steve Henry confirmed the stabbing shortly after locals responded to seeing police racing towards the Bristol Park Shopping Center on Bristol Pike.
The tire shop is located at 95 Commerce Circle.
He said “We are currently working a stabbing near the Mavis Tire Store. The incident had no connection to the business.”
Witnesses at the scene alleged a fight between two individuals living at a homeless encampment is what led to the stabbing, however, Henry did not confirm those accounts.
Henry also would not comment on eyewitness accounts of a female being taken into police custody in the alleyway that runs behind businesses’ on the 230 block of Bristol Pike.
Henry said the victim was taken to Jefferson- Torresdale Hospital for surgery and that was all the information police would be releasing for the moment. .