Two people hospitalized after Monday morning stabbings in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police responded to two stabbings on Monday morning in Rochester. Both victims are in the hospital and are expected to survive.

The Rochester Police Department responded to the northern part of the city, Maria Street near Wilkins Street, at around 1 a.m. Officers found a 52-year-old man stabbed in the upper body and he was taken to Strong Hospital for treatment.

RPD investigators said the stabbing happened a few blocks away, on Clifford Avenue near Joseph Avenue. RPD has a female suspect in custody.

At around 4:30 a.m., officers responded to a stabbing in southwest Rochester. The officers found a 21-year-old woman at Edmonds Street and Monroe Ave, who was taken to Strong to treat her injuries. RPD said they arrested a suspect shortly after the stabbing after getting a description.

RPD is still investigating both stabbings and anyone with information is asked to cal 911.