For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard
January 28th, 2018 firstname.lastname@example.org
Arrest Made in Overnight Stabbing
On the above date, at approximately 1:57am, the Lafayette Police Department received a report of a stabbing in the 1800 block of Charles St. Officers responded and located a male with multiple stab wounds. The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The suspect, identified as Charlisa Vorice (21), was located at the scene and taken into custody. Charlisa was later transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail, she was arrested for Battery with Serious Bodily Injury.
This incident is not considered to be random, as the victim and suspect knew each other. The investigation is ongoing. Anybody with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the WeTip at Hotline 800-78-CRIME.
Sergeant Matt Gard
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.