For Immediate Release: 10/30/2019 11:11 am
On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at approximately 7:40 AM officers were dispatched to Cambridge Street for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers observed Worcester EMS rendering aid to a stabbing victim. The victim was identified as a 48 -year-old male of Worcester. He was transported to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
During the investigation police learned that the victim was stabbed during an altercation. Officers located the suspect in a nearby backyard. The suspect was later identified as 64-year-old male of Worcester. Officers were able to take the male into custody without incident. He was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery, and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. The identity of this individual will be withheld due to the comprehensive domestic violence law. The law shields the names of people who are arrested and charged with domestic violence.
Officers on scene were also able to recover the weapon.
The investigation is ongoing.