PONCA CITY – On Saturday evening, August 10th, at approximately 9:48 pm, the Ponca City Police Department Communications Center received a call of a reported stabbing at the intersection of 7th  St. and Oklahoma Ave.

Officers and paramedics responded to the scene and found a 37 year old female, later identified as Neli Martinez of Tulsa, Oklahoma, had been stabbed. Martinez was transported to Alliance Health Center and later taken to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where she was treated and released.

PCPD detectives have identified 24 year old Dylan T. Washington, as the suspect.  Police are actively looking for Washington.

Washington should be considered dangerous.  The Ponca City Police Department cautions the public and any information about Washington’s whereabouts should be immediately reported to law enforcement.
Anyone wishing to provide an anonymous tip may call Ponca City Area Crime Stoppers at (580)762-5100. As always, you will remain anonymous, and you may receive a reward of up to $1,000.

UPDATE: Ponca City Police Department Detectives have requested and received an Arrest Warrant for Dylan T. Washington for the charges of Assault & Battery with a Deadly Weapon, after former felony conviction. Bond is set at $1 million.

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