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UPDATE: Northwood Stabbing Suspect in Custody

Posted at: 08/05/2013 1:42 PM
Updated at: 08/05/2013 6:10 PM





4:54 p.m. update: Authorities have cleared the scene, taking evidence with them.  No word on condition of victim or identity of suspect.

4:41 p.m. update: The sheriff's office says a suspect is in custody.  Details surrounding that event were not released.  They say the public is no longer in danger, and that more information will be coming.

4:09 p.m. update: Residents in the area tell ABC 6 News that despite the recent violence, they feel safe in the community.

2:59 p.m. update: Iowa State Patrol is on the scene now.  There are items scattered about near a tree, with evidence markers on the ground.  Authorities are still not releasing details about the incident.

(ABC 6 NEWS) - We have a crew on the scene of a stabbing at Swensrud Park.

Our reporter says media are being kept far away from the scene. 

We'll have more right here and at 5:00 and 6:00.