NEWARK, DE (CBS) — Police say a University of Delaware student was stabbed multiple times during a fight in a Newark parking lot.

The incident happened around 1:20 Sunday morning along the unit block of East Delaware Avenue.

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Officers arriving on scene learned that an argument ensued between the victim and the suspect in the parking lot, which led to a fight. During the fight, the victim was stabbed several times in the chest and abdomen.

The victim, a 22-year-old University of Delaware student, was transported to Christiana Hospital by private vehicle. The victim underwent surgery and is currently listed in stable condition.

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The suspect, who fled, is described as a white male, 18 to 22 years old, 5’11” to 6’00” tall, 185 to 190 pounds, wearing a white t-shirt, and a black hat.

Newark police continue to investigate.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Fred Nelson at 302-366-7110 ext 136.

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