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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: October 1, 2013
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County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: October 1, 2013
Man charged with stabbing Highland Park resident
Angel G. Cancel (DOB 8/21/81) of New Brunswick was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose following the stabbing of the 36-year-old man, whose identity is being withheld at this time.
Police were alerted to the incident at about 5:30 p.m. on September 30, 2013, when officials at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick called, saying the victim was brought to the emergency room.
is in custody, awaiting for bail to be set. The victim
by Detective John Sachau of the Highland Park Police Department and
Investigator Melissa Terpanick of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office
determined that Cancel stabbed the victim in the victimís apartment on
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sachau of the Highland Park Police Department at (732) 572-3800, extension 4224, or Investigator Terpanick of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3711.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Cancel are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.