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Police arrest 70-year-old man as suspect in stabbing near Concord BART station

PIX Now evening edition 10-2-23
PIX Now evening edition 10-2-23 10:37

One person is in custody after a reported stabbing in front of the Concord BART station on Monday night, a spokesperson for the agency said. 

A male stabbing victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition, BART said, and a potential suspect is in custody. 

The suspect was identified by police as 70-year-old Michael Reese of Castro Valley. He was taken to the Martinez Detention Facility

Police are reviewing surveillance footage to determine what happened, but around 7:25 p.m., trains passed through the Concord station without stopping based on reports of a stabbing outside the station. 

More information will be available as the investigation progresses. 

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