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Crime Report: Stabbing at Tanger Outlets; Twin Sisters Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Local News, Crime

Police are searching for a man that stabbed his girlfriend; a hit-and-run driver fled the scene after hitting twin sisters.

Stabbing at Tanger Outlets
Police in Riverhead are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend multiple times at the Tanger Outlets around 8 p.m. on Saturday.

According to News 12, 24-year-old Paul C. Thompson Jr. of Calverton stabbed his girlfriend during a dispute at the outlet center. Thompson then forced the 23-year-old victim to drive him to the area of Midway Drive before fleeing on foot. The unnamed victim then got help at a nearby home.

The victim was taken to Peonic Bay Medical Center, where she was treated for stab wounds to her arm and leg.

Police are asking the public to report any information they may have on the whereabouts of Thompson. Although he is from Calverton, officials say he does have ties to Mastic Beach.

Thompson is currently on probation for a felony DWI conviction, and has also been convicted of criminal contempt and resisting arrest.

[Source: News 12]

Twin Sisters Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash
Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver that struck two 54-year-old twins on Saturday night and then fled the scene.

According to News 12, the two victims were walking on Arrandale Road in Great Neck when they were hit around 6:30 p.m. Nassau County police have not identified a vehicle or suspect.

The sisters were treated at a local hospital after the accident. One sister is in critical condition with head trauma and internal injuries. The other sister was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding either of these crimes can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. You can also submit tips to Crime Stoppers through their website, or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. All tips to Crime Stoppers will be kept anonymous.

[Source: News 12]

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