Scott D. Benton, Chief of Police
20 Essex St
Whitman, MA 02382
For Immediate Release
Monday, June 17, 2019
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Email: [email protected]
Whitman Police Arrest Juvenile Following Stabbing
WHITMAN — Chief Scott D. Benton reports that the Whitman Police Department arrested a juvenile last night following a stabbing.
A 16-year-old juvenile male is charged with Assault to Murder and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon Causing Serious Bodily Injury.
On Sunday, June 16, Whitman Police were dispatched to a home on Belcher Drive for a report of a stabbing.
Upon arrival, police learned that a 16-year-old male had been stabbed at the corner of Washington Street and Belcher Drive. The victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. As of Monday morning, the victim was expected to survive his injuries.
The incident remains under active investigation.
The juvenile suspect was scheduled to be arraigned at Brockton Juvenile Court this morning.
Because the victim and suspect in this case are both juveniles, no further information will be provided at this time.
These are allegations. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.