East Providence man arrested following stabbing

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A man is in recovery after he was stabbed multiple times over an argument about a woman.

Police responded to Evergreen Drive around 5:30 p.m. for reports of a stabbing.

Police say they found the victim with multiple stab wounds to his torso.

He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in stable condition.

48 year old Kermit Fleming was arrested just down the street after trying to run away.

Police say the stabbing stemmed from an argument over a mutual female friend.

Fleming will be charged with assault with the intent to murder.

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