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Police on the hunt for suspect who stabbed mother

An Anne Arundel County man police say stabbed his mother multiple times Monday night in Millersville was in police custody Tuesday morning after a citizen called in a tip.

Police had been seeking James A. Zito, 21, after an incident they say happened in the 700 block of Stacy Oak Way at about 7:30 p.m.

Zito’s 54-year-old mother suffered wounds in the upper body but her injuries were not life-threatening, according to police.

Zito was found at about 11:15 a.m. in the area of the Glen Burnie Mall in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

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