Del. State Police seek assistance locating New Castle man in connection with a stabbing

Delaware State Police are asking for assistance locating a suspect in connection with an assault.

Authorities say the incident happened July 14. Troopers were called, just before 2:15 a.m., to the Knights Inn, on the report of a stabbing.

Troopers discovered the victim on Robinson Drive. The victim had serious stab wounds and was transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for the injuries.

Authorities say the suspect is identified as 30-year-old Sirrone Deshields of New Castle, Delaware. Deshields is wanted for 1st degree assault, among other charges.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Deshields is asked to contact Delaware State Police at 302-365-8468 or by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at Delaware Crime Stoppers.