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Woodbridge police: Man, woman stabbed at Avenel hotel

Police say the victims were taken to University Hospital in Newark with nonlife-threatening slash wounds.

Lanette Espy

Dec 28, 2023, 5:21 PM

Updated 201 days ago

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An Elizabeth man was arrested after a double stabbing at an Avenel hotel Wednesday night.
Woodbridge police say 45-year-old Leroy Boyd, of Elizabeth, was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly attacking a man and woman at the Douglas Motel on Route 1. They say a folding knife was recovered.
The victims were taken to University Hospital in Newark with nonlife-threatening slash wounds, according to police.
Authorities are investigating what led up to the stabbing.


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