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Man stabbed in Silver Spring, Montgomery County police arrest suspect on scene

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(WJLA) - Montgomery County police are investigating a stabbing in Silver Spring that left one man in serious condition.

Police responded to a call in the 8200 block of Piney Road at approximately 12:04 a.m. Thursday for a stabbing in an apartment building located above the El Sitio Restaurant.

An adult male was found in the second floor hallway suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds. Police said a witness who reported seeing a person fleeing the scene on foot followed the suspect in a vehicle. The witness flagged down officers once they arrived on scene and the suspect was apprehended a short distance away from the scene.

The man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in serious condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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