New Castle County Police seek assistance locating an assault suspect from the area of Old Capitol Trail

New Castle County Police seek assistance locating an assault suspect from the area of the 6000 block of Old Capitol Trail. (Newark, Del.-19711)

Today (September,1) at about 2:30 pm County Police were dispatched to 6000 block of Old Capitol Trail for an assault. Upon arrival, police made contact with a 26-year-old male who had been the victim of a stab wound.   Interviews revealed that the suspect had been observed in the backyard of a property and had been confronted by two residents of the house.  A physical confrontation ensued and during that confrontation, the victim was stabbed under his armpit with a knife.  The suspect, identified as Jason B. Mathew ,a 46-year-old white male with acne on his face, was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, gray and blue backpack, running up Old Capitol Trail towards St. James Church Rd.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jason B. Mathew, please contact New Castle County Police at 302-573-2800.  Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.ndition.

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