The Aberdeen Police Department is investigating an assault and stabbing on teenage brothers by two adults.
Aberdeen Officers were called to the alley in the 800 block of West 1st, following a stabbing. Officers found a male suspect running from the scene, crossing the street in the 300 block of W. Heron. Officers surrounded the suspect, who refused to comply with directions. The suspect took up a fighting stance when confronted by the police and was taken to the ground and handcuffed before being booked into Aberdeen Jail.
The suspect, a 38 year old transient, was arrested on a Grays Harbor felony arrest warrant for probation violation, two Aberdeen Municipal Court warrants, obstructing a police officer, and assault 2nd.
Officers were told by witnesses that the suspect and a 25 year old Aberdeen woman crossed a street and approached the two teens, 16 and 17 year old brothers from Central Park, where they were allegedly sprayed with pepper spray. A fight ensued and one of the teens was stabbed and the other was hit in the head with a heavy object. Aberdeen Fire responded and treated both victims.
The 17 year old was transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital for treatment of his stab wound. The 16 year old was treated at the scene.
The 25 year old Aberdeen female was detained and then released.
The investigation is continuing.