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    Suspect Arrested in Oakland Police Officer Stabbing

    A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an officer who was in plain clothes in Oakland, police said.

    (Published Thursday, April 25, 2019)

    A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an officer in Oakland, police said.

    The incident was reported Thursday evening at Jefferson and Sixth streets, near Jefferson Square Park. Police said the plain-clothed officer had just completed a shift around 5:37 p.m. when a suspect approached and stabbed them.

    "They were on their way to their vehicle when they were approached by a person armed with a knife. That person started stabbing them," said Johnna Watson from SFPD.

    The suspect was arrested at the scene, according to police.

    The injured officer is listed in stable condition at Highland Hospital.

    An investigation is ongoing.

    No other information was immediately available.

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