News short: Police respond to alleged assault, stabbing

St. George Police officers investigate the scene where an alleged stabbing took place at a home on 1425 North in the Dixie Downs area, St. George Utah, Nov. 24, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE – Police are investing an alleged assault and stabbing that took place at a home in the Dixie Downs area of St. George Thursday morning.

St. George Police officers investigate the scene where an alleged stabbing took place at a home on 1425 North in the Dixie Downs area, St. George Utah, Nov. 24, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News
St. George Police officers investigate the scene where an alleged stabbing took place at a home on 1425 North in the Dixie Downs area, St. George Utah, Nov. 24, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

St. George Police officers arrived on scene at a home on 1425 North prior to 9 a.m. and encountered a man who had been stabbed. The man has since been taken to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George for care, police Sgt. Tyrell Bangerter said.

“It’s still under investigation,” Bangerter said. “We’ve got detectives down at the hospital and on scene processing it.”

With the incident still relatively fresh and under investigation at the time, the police were unable to release any information related to the circumstances surrounding the assault or who else may have been involved.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

Email: mkessler@stgnews.com

Twitter: @MoriKessler

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3 Comments

  • .... November 24, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    Well this is terrible but Im glad their was no loss of life. I’m sure the police will have all this done and wrapped up shortly

  • mshaw November 24, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    Was it with the turkey carving knife?

  • Henry November 25, 2016 at 8:47 am

    Practice for Black Friday shopping?

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