James Zito

James Zito, 21, of Millersville is wanted by Anne Arundel County police in connection with the stabbing of his mother. (Anne Arundel County Police Department photo / July 31, 2012)

Police in Anne Arundel County are searching for a 21-year-old Millersville man in connection with the stabbing of his mother multiple times Monday night.

Police said they are also seeking charges of first-degree assault and assault with a deadly weapon against James Zito, the son.

Police first responded to the 700 block of Stacy Oak Way in Millersville about 7:30 p.m. for reports of family violence, police said.

There they found the unidentified woman, 54, stabbed multiple times, police said. She was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

A subsequent investigation indicated that the woman's son, Zito, was responsible for the stabbings, police said.

Zito, who is white, is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 170 pounds. He has long dark hair and a mustache, and was last seen wearing a red shirt and dark sweat pants.

Police said he is "possibly armed with a knife."

Anyone with information may be eligible for a $2,000 reward and is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-756-2587.

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