Suspect Arrested in Hamilton Stabbing Near Waverly Place and Mervine Place

Hamilton Police Make Arrest in Aggravated Assault Stabbing Case

Hamilton, NJ (Mercer) – On September 25, 2023, Detective Tom Clugsten of the Hamilton Township Police Division Juvenile Unit made an arrest in connection with an aggravated assault stabbing case that occurred on September 20, 2023, at 10:41 p.m. The incident took place in the vicinity of Waverly Place and Mervine Place.

The swift action by Detective Clugsten led to the apprehension of a suspect believed to be responsible for the attack. While one of the victims has been treated and released for their injuries, the second victim remains hospitalized and is currently receiving medical treatment.

Authorities are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to come forward and contact Detective Tom Clugsten at 609-581-4027 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008. It is essential for the community to play an active role in assisting law enforcement in their efforts to ensure justice is served.

It is important to note that all parties involved are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, highlighting the significance of a fair and impartial legal process.

Hamilton Police Investigate Stabbing Incident Involving Juvenile Victims

Hamilton Township, NJ (Mercer) – In a distressing incident that unfolded on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at approximately 10:41 p.m., Hamilton Police were dispatched to the area of Waverly Place and Mervine Place following reports of a stabbing. Upon arrival, law enforcement discovered two fifteen-year-old juvenile males who had sustained stab wounds.

Immediate medical attention was provided to the victims by responding officers and personnel from the Hamilton Fire Department. An initial investigation revealed that the victims were confronted by a group of five suspects who exited a red Toyota. A physical altercation ensued, during which one of the suspects repeatedly stabbed the victims. Thankfully, the injuries sustained by the victims are not considered life-threatening, and they were subsequently transported to Capital Health at Fuld for further treatment.

The Hamilton Police Division Juvenile Unit, under the leadership of Detective Tom Clugsten, is actively investigating the incident to gather evidence and identify the perpetrators. The authorities are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to immediately contact Detective Clugsten at (609) 581-4027 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008. The collaboration between law enforcement and the community is crucial in ensuring that those responsible for this heinous crime are brought to justice.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing, and the Hamilton Police Department is determined to exhaust all available resources to provide a resolution to the case. The safety and well-being of the community remain a top priority for the police department, and they are committed to maintaining public trust through their diligent efforts.

Images from the Scene

In related news, the Hamilton Police Department has released images captured at the scene of the incident. The photos depict the area where the stabbing occurred, shedding light on the context and severity of the crime. The images serve as a stark reminder of the importance of community vigilance and prompt reporting of any suspicious activity.

The police department urges residents to review the images and report any information that may aid in the investigation. By working together, the community and law enforcement can create a safer environment for all.

For more information or to provide tips, please contact Detective Tom Clugsten at (609) 581-4027 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing, and the Hamilton Police Department appreciates the continued support and cooperation of the community as they work tirelessly to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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