MPD Investigates Stabbing on Foxcroft Avenue

  • MPD Investigates Stabbing on Foxcroft Avenue

    MPD Investigates Stabbing on Foxcroft Avenue

    On Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at approximately 1557 hours, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to the area of the North Mall Plaza for a reported stabbing behind Finn Restaurant.  The victim was located behind Finn Restaurant with multiple stab wounds.  The Martinsburg Fire Department responded and transported the victim to Berkeley Medical Center.

    Officers were provided with information that the suspect was running northbound on Foxcroft Avenue.  The suspect was located at the intersection of King Street and Foxcroft Avenue where he was taken into custody.  Three knives were located on the suspect and he had blood on his shirt.  It was later learned that the incident had actually occurred in the kitchen of Las Trancas where the victim and suspect were working.  The suspect, Jose Orlando Hernandez, has been charged with one count of malicious wounding and is awaiting arraignment at Eastern Regional Jail.