Suspect arrested after 3 stabbed in Holland

Posted at 4:50 PM, May 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-20 11:35:07-04

HOLLAND, Mich. — Authorities say a suspect is in custody after two people were stabbed Friday in Holland.

The Holland Department of Public Safety was called to multiple victims stabbed in the area of 16th Street and Central Ave at 4:36 p.m. Friday.  Upon arrival, officers found three stabbing victims. However, two of them were treated at the scene for very minor injuries.

One victim was transported to Holland Hospital with two stab wounds.

The victims were able to give officers some information about the suspect. Through their investigation, officers were able to determine the suspect’s name and address.  Officers found the suspect walking down Ninth Street near his address, and were able to take the suspect into custody.

Officers were assisted by a Holland Police canine unit and on-call detective.

The suspect was lodged in jail on a charge of felonious assault.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone who may have any information in reference to this incident is requested to contact the Holland Department of Public Safety Detective Bureau at (616) 355-1150.  Persons also may e-mail investigators at

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