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Keyword: stab wound

Police arrested a suspect in the afternoon home-invasion robbery and stabbing of a man in Middle River yesterday.

The suspect knocked on the door of a home in the unit block of Oakgrove Drive, 21220 shortly after 1 p.m. When a female resident answered the door he displayed a handgun and a knife, entered, and demanded cash and personal items. The suspect struck the woman with the gun and forced her into a closet, then stabbed a male victim and fled the location on foot. The suspect later threatened his girlfriend with the gun.

Booking photo of Reginald Louis Barber JrThe victim suffered life-threatening wounds but is expected to survive. Detectives learned that the suspect frequented the area and were able to locate him and take him into custody shortly after 5 a.m. this morning. The suspect is identified as Reginald Louis Barber Jr (29) of the unit block of Oakroad Drive, 21220. He is held on denied bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center, charged with attempted first degree murder, three counts each of first and second degree assault, and two counts of misdemeanor theft.

A man suffered a stab wound to his lower body during a disturbance at The Avenue at White Marsh following the closing of area restaurants in the early morning hours.

Police were called to The Avenue at 8125 Honeygo Boulevard for a disturbance after fights began to break out outside the area restaurants as they were closing this morning around 1:47 a.m. 9-1-1 received additional information that gunshots were heard in the area and that a 28-year-old man was injured and driven to an area hospital.

Officers responded and secured the area while the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit Responded. Hospital staff determined that the man actually suffered a non-life-threatening stab wound to the lower body, not a gunshot wound. No one at the location of The Avenue during the incident was found to be injured as a result of a gunshot wound.

The Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and asks that anyone with information contact police by calling 410-307-2020.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017