July 19, 2019

East Providence Police Make Arrests in Local Stabbing

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The East Providence Police have released a statement regarding a stabbing which occurred in a local park on Wednesday, May 1st.

"The East Providence Police Department reports the arrest of three juveniles, a 17-year-old male, a 17-year-old female, and a 16-year-old male, for the stabbing of a 16-year-old during an altercation at the Onna W. Moniz-John Park, on McCausland Avenue.

This afternoon (Wednesday), at approximately 2:30 pm, the East Providence Police Department received a call of a disturbance at the park. When officers arrived, they located the juvenile victim in the park with a stab wound to his back and immediately began rendering aid. The suspects had fled the area in a vehicle and were later apprehended in a driveway on Freeborn Avenue.

The victim was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital for a non-life threatening injury and was later released. The three suspects were charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Conspiracy. Two of the uveniles, one male and one female, were processed and released. The third juvenile is being held at the RI Training School." - Lt. Raymond Blinn, Detective Division.

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