The two teens were stabbed during a home invasion in northwest suburban Sleepy Hollow Monday afternoon; and the suspect was in custody with with charges pending Monday afternoon.
Two teens were stabbed during a home invasion in Sleepy Hollow, Illinois near Elgin Monday afternoon. A suspect is in custody, and the teens are initially believed to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Sleepy Hollow police responded before 12:30 p.m. Monday April 8, 2019 to a report that two teen victims were stabbed in the block of 900 Saratoga Parkway.
The suspect allegedly entered the siblings’ home through an open door, attempted to sexually assault a 19-year-old home-schooled high school senior. Also, the female victim’s 17-year-old brother was stabbed while attempting to defend her, according to Sleepy Hollow Police Chief James Linane.
The victims’ injuries are initially believed to be non-life-threatening.
At about 12:30 p.m. police apprehended a male suspect in the alleged home invasion, sexual assault, and stabbing. Police are investigating multiple crime scenes nearby, after the suspect went to a second property after allegedly committing the stabbings. Neighbors reported blood visible at the scene, and on the suspect.
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A suspect was taken into custody after two teens were stabbed, and multiple homes were broken into in Sleepy Hollow. https://t.co/qTeBvpW1Uf
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— Northwest Herald (@nwherald) April 8, 2019