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Female stabbed, raped in Hagerstown

March 05, 2013

HAGERSTOWN — A female was stabbed and raped in the 900 block of Security Road on Tuesday morning, the second stabbing of a female in the area in less than a week, according to the Hagerstown Police Department.

City police responded to the 900 block of Security Road at 6 a.m. and found a female who had suffered several wounds that appeared to be caused by a knife, according to a news release.

The female said she had been raped after a male broke into her home, police said.

The female was taken to Meritus Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about the stabbing can call city police at 301-790-3700.

Another woman was stabbed in the face and the neck in the 900 block of Security Road on Feb. 8, city police said. The woman was treated by a plastic surgeon at Meritus Medical Center and released, police said.

Two city residents were charged with attempted murder in that stabbing, police said.

A Hagerstown Police Department spokesman said Tuesday the two stabbings are not related.

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