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Middletown robbery and stabbing

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) -- Two people are sent to the hospital after a robbery and stabbing Sunday morning.

A short time after 8:30 am, Police were called to the 2400 block of Easton Avenue for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, the found a 2-year-old woman bleeding from the hands and throat.

During an investigation, officials discovered that 19-year-old Neco Sheard had knocked on the door of the victim and when allowed inside, demanded money. When the victim refused Sheard then pulled a knife and held it to the victim's throat. The victim was cut during a struggle with Sheard.The victim was able to get the knife away and ran to a neighbors' house for help.

The suspect fled the scene and was found at the intersection of Douglas and Sutphin Streets bleeding from the head.

Both the victim and the suspect were transported to the Atrium Medical Center fro non-life threatening injuries.

Neco Sheard was charged with Aggravated robbery and Felonious Assault. The incident remains under investigation.

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