Suspect in custody after 30th Street Station employee stabbed in bathroom, police say

Adiren Mayo, 29, of Baltimore, Maryland is facing attempted murder and aggravated assault charges for stabbing an Amtrak employee at the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia on May 23. 

Authorities say a 30th Street Station employee was stabbed in the station early Monday morning. 

The incident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. inside one of the station's bathrooms.

Police say the employee, a 41-year-old man, had entered the bathroom and asked the male suspect who was inside to gather his belongings and leave.


At that point, police say the suspect stabbed the employee twice in the chest with an unknown object and fled the bathroom. The employee ran out of the bathroom and was able to flag down Amtrak Police.

Authorities are investigating a stabbing at the 30th Street Station in University City. 

Philadelphia police later arrested the suspect,  29-year-old Adiren Mayo of Baltimore, Maryland, near Schuylkill Avenue and 30th Street. He faces multiple charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault, and related charges. 

The investigation is ongoing and authorities have yet to release more information on the extent of the employee’s injuries.