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McAdoo police: Brother stabbed sister

Published On: Feb 02 2014 12:41:12 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 02 2014 06:41:16 PM EST

McAdoo stabbing

McADOO, Pa. -

Police in McAdoo, Schuylkill County say a 19-year-old woman was flown to the hospital after being stabbed by her brother.

The stabbing happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of South Cleveland Street. Police said the woman's brother fled on foot, but was later taken into custody about 45 minutes later

The victim was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest. As of Sunday afternoon, police did not have information on her condition.


Police are not releasing the suspect's name at this point. Police said charges against the brother are undetermined at this time as the investigation continues.