Sue Dahlen contributed to this report
July 1, 2017-Hammond Police responded to Wal-Mart, 7850 Cabela Drive, just before midnight on June 30 after a report of a stabbing. A report has not yet been obtained from Hammond Police regarding the incident. According to information derived from the scanner, officers arrived and learned that a suspect had fled behind the Wal-Mart and may have been travelling along the bike trail. Highland and Munster Police were notified that the suspect may be heading south into a neighboring municipality. The victim was transported to a local hospital and her condition is unknown at this time. Officers searched the area but it is unknown at this time if any arrests were made.
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