UPDATED: MSP Arrest Somerset County Man for Princess Anne Stabbing


UPDATED – 8/27/21 – Maryland State Police have arrested the man wanted for the stabbing of a woman in Princess Anne Thursday. Police arrested 63 year old Harold Cropper in an abandoned residence on Antioch Avenue in Princess Anne. Police say the 45 year old victim was visiting with friends when Cropper attacked her on the front steps of the home – the two had previously been in a relationship. She was treated for her injuries at Tidal Health Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. The investigation is continuing.


Maryland State Police are looking for a Somerset County man wanted in connection with a stabbing around 12:30 Thursday morning in Princess Anne.  Police say the 45 year old victim was taken to Tidal Health Peninsula Regional in Salisbury for treatment of a stab wound to the upper chest.  Witnesses identified 63 year old Harold Cropper as the suspect.  One of the witnesses intervened and prevented Cropper from further assaulting the victim.  Police have a warrant for Cropper’s arrest on two counts each of 1st and 2nd degree assault and other offenses – including violation of a protective order.  Anyone with information on Cropper’s whereabouts should call 9-1-1 or Maryland State Police in Princess Anne.