A Pasadena man was flown via helicopter to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being cut in the throat in front of an apartment building on Winchester Creek Road, police said. Nathan Ebert, 50, was in serious but stable condition at the trauma center. The suspect in the assault was later captured after he was spotted running on the golf course nearby, according to scanner reports. Maryland State Police had earlier identified the suspect as Vanell Harris. Harris is believed to be 20 years old and a resident of Denton.
Maryland State Police responded to an apartment building on Winchester Creek Road in Grasonville and found Ebert bleeding from the area of his throat, the apparent victim of an attack with a box cutter or knife. According to witnesses at the scene, police said that Ebert had been working around the apartment building for most of the day. Police said Harris was believed to be visiting someone at the apartment building and that the two did not know each other. Police said the assault on Ebert took place somewhere in front of the home. Police captured the suspect and arrested him. He was being taken for processing.