Police: Man, 62, stabbed at business on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn

Incident took place on Nov. 3

Malcolm Merritt (Dearborn Police Department)

DEARBORN, Mich. – A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the connection with the stabbing of a 62-year-old man in downtown Dearborn.

According to Dearborn police, the stabbing took place on Nov. 3 on the 22000 block of Michigan Avenue. Officials say that the victim was found inside the business covered in blood and was transported to a local hospital. The victim is expected to survive their injuries.

Police say that the suspect, 29-year-old Malcolm Merritt Washington, was arrested in connection with the stabbing. A knife was recovered at the scene.

A preliminary exam has been scheduled for Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. for Washington. The 29-year-old suspect has a record and has been formally charged with Assault with Intent to Murder, Armed Robbery, and Assault with Intent To Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder.

“Our relationship with the community is often our greatest asset in keeping our city safe. The swift actions of witnesses and the prompt response by officers allowed us to safely apprehend the subject and prevent further violence to our community,” said Dearborn Police Chief Issa Shahin.