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Police Search For Suspect In Double Stabbing At Trailhead In Wheat Ridge

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Marvin Wilson (credit: Wheat Ridge Police)

Marvin Wilson (credit: Wheat Ridge Police)

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Wheat Ridge are searching for the man wanted in a double stabbing at a trail head.

Police believe Marvin Gean Wilson attacked a woman and her little boy Thursday morning at the trail head located at the Clear Creek Greenbelt path near 48th and Otis streets.

Police said the mother and boy, a toddler, were stabbed. The woman was stabbed in the leg and the child in the stomach.

“The woman tells us that after she was chased and stabbed the suspect ran off and she was found by some joggers and an elderly couple walking by who then called police,” said Wheat Ridge Police Officer John Romero.

Both were rushed to Denver Health Medical Center. The boy is in stable condition but will spend the night in the ICU. Both are expected to recover.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Wilson, 44, is described as a white male, about 5-foot-11 and 145 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and extensive tattoos covering his arms, shoulders and chest.

Marvin Wilson (credit: Wheat Ridge Police)

Marvin Wilson (credit: Wheat Ridge Police)

Wilson jumped out of the bushes, chased them and then stabbed them.

Right now police from Arvada, deputies from Jefferson County and K-9 officers are helping Wheat Ridge police search for Wilson.

Police are investigating the association between Wilson and his alleged victims.

Anyone who sees Wilson is asked to call police or 911 immediately and urged not to approach him.

People who frequent the trail were shocked to learn the news of the stabbing.

“It makes me very sad. I love this bike path. I love this community and I think it’s particularly sad because when things like this happen people’s natural inclination is fear,” said Wheat Ridge resident Debra Brown.

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