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Arrest Made in Stabbing of College Quarterback



    Arrest Made in Stabbing of College Quarterback
    Newark Police Department
    Michael Creed, 25, of Newark, Delaware.

    Police arrested a man who they say stabbed a University of Delaware quarterback.

    Police say Trevor Sasek, 22, was arguing with a man identified as 25-year-old Michael Creed. According to investigators, Sasek was with a group of people Sunday around 1 a.m. in a parking lot on 54 East Delaware Avenue in Newark, Delaware. Investigators say Creed yelled something towards the group which prompted Sasek to confront him.

    Creed allegedly leaned into a car and then came out as Sasek approached him. Police say Sasek grabbed Creed by the shoulder. Creed then allegedly stabbed Sasek several times in the chest and abdomen before fleeing the scene

    Sasek was taken to Christiana Hospital by private vehicle and underwent surgery. Police say he is currently in stable condition.

    Police analyzed surveillance cameras in the area and eventually tracked Creed down. He was arrested and charged with first degree assault and possession of a deadly weapon.

    Sasek, of Limerick, Pa., is a fifth year senior at the University of Delaware and a quarterback on the school's football team.

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