A man was taken to the hospital after a reported stabbing in Methuen, according to Methuen Police.
Police initially said the man was stabbed on Ashton Place Sunday afternoon, and said the suspect originally fled from the scene.
at 14 Ashton pl man stabbed. Suspect fled more to follow. via @ChiefSolomon— Methuen Police 🇺🇸 (@MethuenPolice) March 31, 2019
In an update a few minutes later, police said the suspect, described as a 5-foot-10 white female, had fled in a blue Chevy Malibu with New Hampshire license plates.
#Update on stabbing Suspect is a femal 5-10 white fled in Blue Chevy Malibu NH plates.— Joseph E. Solomon 🇺🇸 (@ChiefSolomon) March 31, 2019
Methuen Police Chief Joseph Solomon later said the woman had returned to the scene of the stabbing, and said the investigation into the incident was ongoing.
#Update on reported stabbing. Female returned to the scene. Investigation to determine what occurred on going. Male subject transported to hospital— Joseph E. Solomon 🇺🇸 (@ChiefSolomon) March 31, 2019
Solomon later said the incident and the resulting injuries were deemed to be self-inflicted.
#Update reported stabbing The incident has been determined to be self-inflicted injuries.— Joseph E. Solomon 🇺🇸 (@ChiefSolomon) March 31, 2019
Police said the man was transported to the hospital, but there was no word on the extent of his injuries.
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