Denver police officer stabbed, seriously injured while making arrest

Denver officials say the officer is in stable condition


By Elise Schmelzer
The Denver Post

DENVER — A police officer was seriously injured Wednesday evening after being stabbed while trying to arrest a suspect in southwest Denver.

The suspect was connected to a report of trespassing and harassment at 620 N. Federal Blvd., Denver police said in a tweet Wednesday evening.

The Denver officer was hospitalized and the suspect remains in police custody, officials said. Investigators did not identify the officer or the suspect.

Several hotels are listed at the address of the stabbing, which is near the intersection of Federal Boulevard and U.S. 6.

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