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Subject: AssaultDate: 08-16-2012 07:29:40
From: Sgt. GiffordCase or Incident: #120816-004
Summary:
On 08-16-2012 at 2:30 AM, the Juneau Police Department received a report of a disturbance in the area of Crow Hill Drive. Arriving officers contacted a group of intoxicated men, one of whom had an apparent stab wound in the abdomen. Investigation revealed the men had been involved in a physical altercation when one of the men produced a knife, causing the injury. The injured man, a 20 year-old local resident, was transported to the Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment. The investigation into this case is continuing and a suspect has been identified.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***