Man arrested in multiple stabbing of younger brother

Alaa Daher

Alaa Daher

Times-Herald Newspapers

DEARBORN — A 20-year-old man repeatedly stabbed his 9-year-old brother in their house in the 7700 block of Steadman Oct. 19, police said.

Officers arrested Alaa Daher near the house after he attempted to flee on foot.

Daher was charged Oct. 21 with assault with intent to murder by in 19th District Court. The bond was set at $1 million cash or surety. A probable cause conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 30 in 19th District Court.

Police were called to the house about 6:45 p.m. on the report of a multiple stabbing after Daher began arguing with his younger sibling.

The 9-year-old boy was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition and is believed to make a full recovery.

The incident is under investigation.

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