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UPDATE: Police Catch Stabbing Suspect

KSAL Staff - July 3, 2016 3:13 pm


A man who was considered to be armed and dangerous was caught by Salina Police Monday afternoon. John James Brown was being sought in connection with two weekend stabbings in Salina.

According to Salina Police, John Brown was arrested at a home in southeast Saline County. Brown was arrested by the department’s SWAT Team, with the assistance of the Saline County Sheriff’s Office and an air unit from the and the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Brown was wanted on charges that could include aggravated battery and attempted first degree murder.

ORIGINAL: On July 3, at approximately 3:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Salina Regional Health Center’s emergency room reference to two males that were attacked with a knife during a disturbance at a northeast residence. One sustained a cut to the hand; the other was stabbed in the torso and is listed in serious condition.

A Saline County warrant has been issued for a John James Brown for charges of aggravated battery and attempted first degree murder. He is a white male, 34 years old, 6’, 195 pounds, brown hair and gray eyes. Brown’s hair may be significantly shorter than pictured.

Brown is considered armed and dangerous and if you have information of his whereabouts to immediately call the Salina Police Department at 785-826-7210 or Crimestoppers at 785-825-TIPS. Please do not approach or attempt apprehension of this person on your own.

Doug Clemens

July 4, 2016 at 10:24 pm

How about some names and addresses of those involved.

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