PROSPECT PARK, NJ - A statement from the offices of Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Prospect Park Police Chief Charlie Atie, and Hawthorne Police Chief Richard McAuliffe announced that an arrest was made in connection with a reported stabbing Sunday night. Prospect Park resident Omroy O. Williams, 34, was charged with attempted murder in the first degree, aggravated assault in the second degree, aggravated assault in the third degree, unlawful possession of a weapon--in this case, a knife--in the fourth degree, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in the third degree.
The victim, a 26 year old Saddle Brook resident whose name has not been disclosed, was found by the Hawthorne Police Department, bleeding in a blue commercial van in the lot of 320 Lafayette Avenue at approximately 8:49 p.m. The man had been stabbed several times and the initial investigation, the statement read, asserts that the victim was likely in the vicinity of North 11th Street in Prospect Park when he was attacked.
The Prosecutor's Office asks if any member of the public should have information regarding the incident to contact 877-370-PCPO, firstname.lastname@example.org or to contact the Prospect Park Police Department at 973-790-7900.
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