Brooklyn Park Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect
Brooklyn Park police announced the arrest of a suspect accused of repeatedly stabbing a woman. The suspect, Junior Lawrence, 21, of Brooklyn Park, was located Friday afternoon. The arrest came hours after police found the suspect’s car.
On Wednesday, police responded to a report of an assault in the 7500 block of Kentucky Avenue. They found a woman with multiple stab wounds to the head and face. The suspect had already fled the scene.
Inspector Shane DuPaul with the Brooklyn Park Police Department says the suspect and victim had a prior relationship. The woman is expected to recover.
According to court records, Lawrence has numerous traffic violations, but no criminal convictions. Police say the investigation continues and charges are pending.