APPLETON — The Appleton Police Department is currently investigating a stabbing that happened late Wednesday night.

One person is in custody and the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment, according to an Appleton Police Department news release.

Appleton police say officers responded about 11:30 p.m. to reports of a stabbing near the intersection of South Memorial Dr and W Seventh St.

When they arrived, they found one injured person who was given medical attention and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, specific details regarding the circumstances of the incident, the identities of those involved, are not being released by police at this time.

One person is in custody related to this incident. Based on the investigation it is believed that the victim was targeted, and the greater community is not at risk, according to police.

We are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information relevant to the investigation to come forward and assist us in this process. Witnesses or individuals with information are encouraged to contact the Appleton Police Department’s non-emergency line at 920-832-5500.

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