Man stabbed in Holland Tuesday night; suspect arrested

Posted at 9:45 AM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 09:45:31-04

HOLLAND, Mich. – A Holland man is in custody after allegedly stabbing another man Tuesday night.

The incident happened just after 8:00pm near 16th Street and Central Avenue, according to Holland Public Safety officers.

Officers were called to the area on reports of a person in the area who was screaming.  They didn’t find anyone, but they found a trail of blood that led to a residence at 17th Street and Columbia.  There, they found a 55-year-old Holland man with stab wounds.

The victim was able to give a description of the suspect and they found him and took him into custody without incident.  The victim is being treated at an area hospital for a non-life threatening wound to his neck.

Anyone with further information should contact police at (616) 355-1100 or the detectives at 355-1150. Persons also may email investigators at . For persons wishing to remain anonymous they may call Silent Observer at 1-877-887-4536 or they may visit the SO website at to submit an e-tip.