Hagerstown Police investigate domestic stabbing incident


HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — A woman was found in serious condition with stab wounds Wednesday afternoon on Church St. at Jonathan St. in Hagerstown, Maryland.

The Hagerstown Police Department said the stabbing is a domestic incident. The suspect, a man, was reportedly seen leaving the area on foot around 12:15 p.m.

On Thursday, police released the name of the suspect, Charles Derrick Watkins, age 32. Police are offering a reward for information that leads to his arrest.

Charles Derrick Watkins of Hagerstown is sought for stabbing a woman on Jan. 15, 2020.

The victim, whose identity is not being released, was taken to Meritus Medical Center. She is in critical condition. Anyone who witnessed the stabbing is asked to call Detective Patterson at (301) 790-3700 extension 248, or email crimetip@hagerstownpd.org/

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