Stabbing suspect apprehended after pursuit

By: Julie Snyder | Mount Clemens - Clinton - Harrison Journal | Published March 25, 2019


MOUNT CLEMENS — Macomb County Sheriff’s Office deputies were involved in a high speed chase on Interstate 94 during rush hour on March 22 following an alleged stabbing in Mount Clemens.

According to a report, deputies responded to the Macomb YMCA on North River Road at 4:30 p.m. on a call of a physical altercation. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with a male who reported he was stabbed in the leg.

The victim was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect had fled the area in a black Chevy Malibu and headed eastbound on I-94. Several additional law enforcement agencies assisted in the subsequent pursuit, and the suspect was stopped and apprehended on eastbound I-94, near 23 Mile Road.

Sgt. Renee Yax stated that several police vehicles were damaged during the pursuit.

The suspect was uninjured and taken into custody. He is currently being held at the Macomb County Jail. The incident is still under investigation.