North Platte stabbing

Lambert


Around 12:30 this morning officers from the North Platte Police Department responded to the Nebraska Youth Center in the community on the report of a double stabbing of Youth Center Staff. The NYC is a placement facility for boys.Officers arrived to find a 37 year old female staff member and a 40 year old female staff member had been stabbed multiple times and suspects Keenan M. Lambert, 18, and a second 16 year old male juvenile had fled the scene in an employee's, stolen Dodge Charger. Both female victims were transported to the Great Plains Regional Medical Center for medical treatment. Their injuries are believed not to be life threatening at this time.

The suspects and vehicle were later located after being stopped on Interstate I80 in Dawson County by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office and Lexington Police Department at 1:17am. Dawson County Sheriff Gary Reiber says they were taken into custody without incident. The 16-year-old boy was treated at Lexington Regional Health Center for a cut to his hand. Several felony charges in Lincoln County were pending in the case against both youth.


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