Police ask for public’s help in finding Northwood stabbing suspect

Published 9:26 am Monday, June 4, 2018

Police are asking for the public’s help with information on a man suspected of stabbing another person Saturday night in Northwood.

Trapp Trotter

The suspect, Trapp Leroy Trotter Jr., 31, is described as being a black male, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 289 pounds with brown eyes and black hair, according to authorities.

In a press release Sunday night, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office advised anyone who sees Trotter to not approach him, as he is considered armed and dangerous.

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The victim in the stabbing was taken to Mercy Medical Center by Mason City ambulance after sustaining injuries deemed not life-threatening, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with any information on Trotter’s location is advised to call the Sheriff’s Office at 641-324-2481.

Charges are expected to be filed in the stabbing. Look to the Tribune for more information as it is released.

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