WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - West Lafayette Police responded to a stabbing early Friday,March 27th. West Lafayette Police Lieutenant Scott Fohrsaid officers received the call around 3:00 a.m.
The stabbing happened at an apartment building at 210 West WoodStreet. Fohr said the victim, Andrew Dvorak, 21, had a stabwound on his left thigh. He was treated at Saint ElizabethMedical Center and released.
Police said they arrested Timothy Bowen,21, of the Indianapolisarea. Police say Bowen is an acquaintance of the victim. Fohrsaid witnesses reported the men got into a fight, and Bowen pulledout a pocket knife, and stabbed Dvorak in the upper leftthigh.
Dvorak had fled the scene and officers were unable to locatehim. That prompted Purdue University to issue an alert. Fohr said witnesses told police Bowen had claimed to have asemi-automatic weapon earlier in the night, though no one saw agun. For that reason, police cautioned the suspect on theloose may have had a gun.
A few hours later, police received another call. Fohr saidBowen had returned to the apartment and got into anotherfight. Police surrounded the area, and located Bowen in analley in the 100 block of Chauncey Avenue. He was arrestedfor battery with a weapon.
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