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Detectives Investigate Stabbing outside Hotel Vernon

For Immediate Release: 9/29/2017 11:52 am

Worcester, MA (September 29, 2017) - On September 28th, 2017 at about 9:45 PM, Worcester police officers were dispatched to the Hotel Vernon at Kelley Square for a report of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the twenty-four-year-old male victim, who reported that he was trying to break up a fight between members of a small group outside the bar. During the altercation, the victim was stabbed once in the lower back. The victim said that he did not know the suspects, who had taken off on foot prior to police arrival.

The victim was brought to the hospital for evaluation. The wound is not life-threatening. Members of the Detective Bureau and Crime Scene Units responded, and officers spoke with multiple witnesses.

This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this incident they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

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