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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Detectives make arrest after assault with knife

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a woman who assaulted a person with a knife.

On Sept. 12, 2021, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 block of S Market Street for a report of a person being stabbed.

During the investigation, FPD learned the victim and suspect were known to each other and were arguing before the incident occurred.  The altercation then turned physical and the suspect stabbed the victim with a knife in the area of his abdomen.

The suspect, identified as April Denise Cooper, was located within the vicinity of where the assault occurred and taken into custody.  Cooper was later transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center (FCADC) where she was held without bond.

The victim was transported to an area trauma center where he is in critical condition, but stable.  Based on the information and evidence gathered through this investigation, it is being handled as an isolated incident between known associates.

Charged:

  • Name: April Denise Cooper
  • DOB: 10-29-1981
  • Address: 5700 blk Trailview Court, Frederick, Maryland

Charges:

  • One count of 1st Degree Assault
  • One count of 2nd Degree Assault

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Anthony McPeak at 240-578-5684 or AMcPeak@FrederickMDPolice.org<mailto:AMcPeak@FrederickMDPolice.org>.  Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).

Case#: 2021-068724

Incident Type: Assault with a knife

Location: 100 Block of South Market Street

Author of release: Lt. Jon Holler - joholler@frederickmdpolice.org

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