1 taken to hospital in Vandalia stabbing, police investigating


Vandalia police are investigating a reported stabbing in to first block of Winding Hollow Trail this morning.

As least one person was transported to the hospital, according to dispatchers.

Police responded to Winding Hollow Trail around 5:50 a.m. on a reported stabbing, according to dispatch records.

A group of three or four people were found standing near a vehicle on the scene.

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“I just watched this guy put his hands all over this girl,” a woman told 911 dispatchers. “They’re outside hollering.”

“These folks have been going at it since about 2 o’clock this morning,” she added.

In a second 911 call, another woman said that a man had been at her house and wouldn’t leave.

“This man needs to get up out of here,” she said. “Please send the police.”

The caller also said had he hit someone earlier.

Shouting could be heard in the background of the call. When the dispatcher asked if there was fighting, the caller said, “Yes ma’am.”

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According to dispatch records, police found a group of people at the scene and at least one victim of assault.

Police scanner traffic said that there may have been a second person with injuries from assault.

It is not clear if any arrests have been made.