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Dover Man Arrested Following Stabbing

Incident Number:  50-23-11565

Date/Time: Friday, April 14, 2023 at 5:19 p.m.

Location: 100 block of South State Street, Dover, DE 

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Sean Lucas, 46, of Dover, on weapons charges and assault charges following an altercation on South State Street Friday evening. The investigation began when officers were dispatched to the 100 block of South State Street for an unknown altercation. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim, a 53-year-old male of Dover, with a laceration to his upper body that was caused during an altercation with the suspect. While speaking with the victim and witnesses on scene, it was determined that the suspect was still nearby. Officers checked the area and located Lucas, who matched the description provided by witnesses. Lucas was taken into custody without incident and found in possession of a box cutter type knife. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment. Lucas was transported to Dover Police where he was processed and arraigned.

Lucas was committed to SCI on $122,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Assault First Degree
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

Sean Lucas
Dover, DE