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Teen in custody after stabbing Taylorsville couple in home, police say

Sep 20, 2022, 5:59 AM | Updated: 1:55 pm

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police say a Taylorsville couple has been hospitalized after they were stabbed, and officers have taken a 15-year-old suspect into custody.

Police said the suspect entered a home on Simper Lane near 4800 South Tuesday morning and stabbed both victims before fleeing the scene.

A child that was in the home was not injured.

When officers arrived, the female victim had exited the home and a neighbor was rendering aid.

Police said both victims were hospitalized with “significant injuries” but an update on their conditions was not immediately available.

Officers were able to track down the suspect and took him into custody at a construction site near 4700 South and 3300 West. They said there is no threat to the public.

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Teen in custody after stabbing Taylorsville couple in home, police say