Miami Beach

Early morning stabbing on Miami Beach has police searching for two suspects

Miami Beach police are investigating an early morning stabbing that sent one man to the hospital.

According to police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez, the stabbing happened near 15th Street and Collins Avenue at 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Details are few, but Rodriguez said in an alert that “police are looking for a black male and female who fled the area.”

He did not say whether the stabbing was related to Spring Break on the Beach.

“Don’t have much more info other than it is believed all involved knew each other somehow,” Rodriguez said. “The case remains under investigation.”

The victim was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Trauma Unit.

Police ask that anyone with information should call Miami Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

This story is developing.

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.
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