Burglary suspect stabbed during Northeast Reading break-in, police say

The Reading Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Sunday morning, May 15, 2022, at a home in Northeast Reading.

At approximately 7:30am, officers responded to the 1000 block of Locust Street for the report of shots fired and a possible stabbing.

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Investigators say the suspect, later identified as Marley Serra-Seeley, 34 years-old, last known address Reading, had forced his way inside a residence in the block, threatening the residents with a gun.

During the incident, police say Serra-Seeley and a resident got into a physical fight that resulted in shots being fired inside the home and Serra-Seeley getting stabbed in the neck.

Serra-Seeley fled the scene and was taken into custody a short time later with the assistance of Muhlenberg Township Police. He was transported to Reading Hospital for treatment of his injury.

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Serra-Seeley is charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, along with Firearms Related charges.

Reading Police Department: Marley Serra-Seeley.

An addition, the resident of the location was transported to Reading Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the incident.

Serra-Seeley is currently in custody, awaiting arraignment. Police say everyone injured is expected to survive.

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