Metro Police Beat: Man stabbed at train station during Metro robbery; two arrested

Metro Police Beat newMan stabbed at train station during Metro robbery; two arrested

LANDOVER, MD. — Metro Transit Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a stabbing on Jan 24, 2015 at Morgan Boulevard Station. The station is the nearest Metro stop to Fed-Ex Stadium and is located on the Blue Line leading to the Largo Center.

Darreion D. Owens, 20, of Hyattsville, Md. and second suspect, 15, of Maryland, were stopped by Transit Police shortly after the incident. Subsequent investigation, including witness accounts and video evidence, led to their arrest. Transit Police also recovered a knife.

Both suspects will be charged with Attempted Murder, First Degree Assault, and Second Degree Assault. The juvenile is expected to be charged as an adult.

The incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. at Morgan Boulevard Station. Upon arrival, MTPD officers found an adult male victim with stab wounds to his back. The victim was transported to a local hospital, and is currently in serious but stable condition.

The stabbing appears to have resulted from an attempted robbery.

Trains were held briefly while officers responded.

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