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Update: Suspect in Lincoln St Stabbing Arrested on Warrant

Worcester, MA (May 17, 2017) – On June 27th 2017 at about 5 PM, police on patrol were looking for Anthony Roman, thirty-four-years-old of 40 Belmont St. Mr. Roman is wanted for the stabbing that occurred on May 17th. Officers from the Operations division located Mr. Roman at 585 Lincoln St, where he was placed under arrest for 3 warrants, with charges including 3 counts of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, 2 counts of assault, 2 counts of violation of a restraining order, and various motor vehicle charges. He was taken into custody without incident.

Original press release:

Worcester, MA (May 17, 2017) – On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at approximately 8:43 PM, Worcester Police responded to a report of a fight in the area of 472 Lincoln Street. Upon the officers arrival they discovered that two 24-year-old males were suffering from stab wounds. One male was stabbed several times while the other male received a stab wound to his finger. The more seriously injured male was treated at the scene and transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injuries are considered to be non-life threatening. The second male was treated at the scene and declined further medical attention.

Police at the scene were told that the more seriously injured male was in a verbal argument with the male suspect and that it escalated when the suspect produced a knife and started swinging it at the victim. The second male attempted to break up the fight when he was cut on the finger. After the fight, the suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

WPD detectives arrived and began to interview witnesses. Police discovered that the parties involved were all known to each other. As a result the suspect’s identity was obtained.

The suspect was identified by numerous witnesses as the man with the knife. At this time investigators were able to establish probable cause. An arrest warrant was obtained for two counts of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (knife).

Investigation continues to remain active.

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