The Hyattsville City Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect believed to have stabbed a man early yesterday morning in West Hyattsville.
According to an advisory from the HCPD sent out to subscribers of the city's emergency alert system, the stabbing took place at around 2 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 1 in the 3100 block of Hamilton Street. The stabbing resulted from an escalating verbal altercation.
After the stabbing, police said the suspect fled the scene in a dark colored, newer model Toyota extended cab pickup truck.
The suspect was caught on security cameras near the vicinity of the crime, and police have distributed the image on a wanted poster.
The suspect, if caught, faces first degree assault charges.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Hyattsville City Police Department's Criminal Investigations Section at 301-985-5060.