NORTH DARTMOUTH (WBSM) — Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred earlier today in the parking lot of the Dartmouth Mall.

According to police, officers responded at about 2:50 p.m. today to a report of a possible stabbing in the parking lot outside of Five Below at the mall.

Officers arrived and found a victim suffering from what appeared to be stab wounds that were not life-threatening.

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Police said the victim was transported to a local hospital and that a suspect was taken into custody, and that both are juveniles.

Police said the scene and the investigation both remain active at this time.

Crime Rate Statistics in SouthCoast Towns

Here are the crime rate statistics for SouthCoast communities, utilizing data from 2022, the most recent year available. Annual data is from the Massachusetts Crime Statistics. The number of crimes is a data collection of total arrests, DUI/OUI charges, violent crimes, and hate crimes. The clearance rate is the number of charged crimes divided by the total number of crimes recorded. We listed the SouthCoast towns alphabetically.

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