Intruder Stabs Elderly Man Multiple Times

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    An 85-year-old Cumberland County man is in critical condition after an intruder stabbed him multiple times. Police are still searching for the suspect. (Published Saturday, Mar 22, 2014)

    An intruder stabbed an elderly Cumberland County man multiple times and stole his car Friday night.

    Police arrived at the victim's Laurel Lake, N.J. home around 11: 45 p.m. to find the 85-year-old victim had been attacked in his own home.

    He was flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery.

    The victim told police that he answered the door for the male suspect, who then entered his home, according to reports.

    After the assault, the intruder fled the scene in the victim's 2001 black Hyundai sedan, officials say.

    Police detained a suspect, described as a white male in his 30s, and brought him to Port Norris Barracks for questioning.

    But the supsect was released pending further investigation, according to investigators.

    Police are asking anyone with any information to contact the Port Norris Barracks at 856-785-0036.