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Police: 15-year-old girl stabbed outside Maple Ridge Apartments early Tuesday morning

Rock Island police discovered the 15-year-old suffering from a life-threatening stab wound outside the Maple Ridge Apartments after midnight on Tuesday.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill — A 15-year-old girl is in stable condition after being stabbed overnight in Rock Island Tuesday, according to police. Now investigators are searching for the suspect. 

Officers with the Rock Island Police Department responded to the 3700 block of 5th Street near the Maple Ridge Apartments at 12:07 a.m. after a report of an injured person. 

Once on the scene, officers found the injured teen suffering from a life-threatening stab wound. She was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital and later transferred to Iowa City for further treatment. She is currently in stable condition. 

Police say no arrests have been made at this time and no other injuries have been reported. Those who have any information related to this incident are encouraged to contact the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500. 

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