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Man Arrested for Stabbing in Spencerville Park

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

See UPDATED June 7 Press Release Here

Officers from the Montgomery County Police and the Maryland-National Capital Park Police responded to the report of a stabbing that had occurred at Spencerville Park located at 15701 Good Hope Road at approximately 6:00 p.m. this evening.  The victim, a 27-year-old male, was located and transported to a hospital for two stab wounds to the chest area.   The Maryland-National Capital Park Police canine tracked and apprehended a suspect in a creek bed a short time later.  The suspect is identified as Reynaldo Mathis, 33 years old, of the 300 block of E Street SE in Washington, D.C.  The victim and Mathis are known to each other.

This is a joint investigation between the two agencies.  Detectives from the Montgomery County 4th District will be charging Mathis with attempted 1st degree murder and 1st degree assault.  Bond information and a mugshot will be available on Thursday, June 7.

Note: Spelling of name corrected on June 7, 2012.  Reynaldo Mathis.

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Release ID: 12-098
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: press-releases