Youth Charged As Adult With Stabbing In Germantown

He was taken into custody following a theft at a 7/11.                                              


Germantown, Md (KM) Montgomery County Police have charged a teenager as an adult in connection with a shoplifting from a 7/11 store in Germantown, and the stabbing of the clerk on duty. David Nichols. 16,. of Silver Spring was arrested Saturday evening following the theft. .

Authorities responded at 9:40 PM on 19786 Crystal Rock Drive for a stabbing. They learned a youth entered the store, stole some property and walked out.

The teenager was confronted outside by the clerk who was stabbed.. Fire and rescue personnel treated the victim at the scene, and transported that individual to a local hospital.

Nichols was spotted along Aircraft Drive by an officer who pursued the suspect into a parking garage where he was arrested.  Police also recovered the property which had been stolen from the 7/11.

Nichols is charged with 1st- and 2nd-degree assault, theft of less than $100, and carrying a concealed dangerous weapon for shoplifting.



By Kevin McManus