Dad Stabbed in Garage After Dropping Kids Off at Bus Stop

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    A Burlington County man was stabbed after taking his kids to school. (Published Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014)

    A father is recovering after police say he was stabbed in his garage after dropping his children off at the bus stop.

    Police say the victim dropped his kids off at the bus stop along Galestown Road around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday in Chesterfield Township, N.J.

    The father then returned to his home and entered his garage when he was suddenly confronted by an unidentified man.

    Police say the suspect stabbed the victim in the abdomen before fleeing the scene.

    The victim was taken to the Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he remained in stable condition.

    The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 man weighing 160 pounds with a beard. Police also say he was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt.

    Police searched the area on Tuesday and put nearby Chesterfield Elementary School on lockdown but were unable to find the suspect.

    If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call the Chesterfield Township Police Department at 609-291-0912.