(Updated at 12:05 p.m.) The Herndon Police Department is investigating a stabbing in the 1000 block of Elden Street.
A man may have a weapon, police said on Twitter just before 9:30 a.m. today (Thursday). He was initially described as 6 feet, 1 or 2 inches, but that was later revised to 5 feet, 8 or 10 inches.
He was seen wearing an olive baseball cap and a dark shirt with a grey backpack with a blue trim.
The man was last seen heading toward Alabama Drive, police said.
According to an 11 a.m. update, police said that the stabbing occurred at the end of a verbal argument between two men. The victim was transported to Reston Hospital and is now in stable condition.
Herndon Middle School, which is just down the road from where the incident took place, went into lockdown, but the measure was lifted around 11 a.m.
“Our officers have been in constant communication with all of the schools in the area from the start of this incident,” the Herndon Police Department said. “They were given appropriate instructions for lockdown.”
INCIDENT ALERT: Officers are in the 1000-blk of Elden St investigating a stabbing. Subject is described as H/M 6’1-6’2, olive baseball cap, dark shirt, grey backpack w blue trim. Subject may still be armed. FFX1 is overhead. Updates as available. #herndonpd pic.twitter.com/0mUGQCCqts
— Herndon Police (@HerndonPolice) August 26, 2021
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