Father accused of stabbing adult son in Providence
By News Staff
Police have arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed his adult son with a steak knife early Thursday morning.
The incident took place on Power Street a little before 4:00 a.m.
When officers arrived they say they found 56-year-old John Cronin Sr. lying on the driveway of the building bleeding from the back of his head.
Police say Cronin’s 38-year-old son was inside the apartment and to officers an argument broke out in the kitchen between the two and his father stabbed him once with a steak knife.
Police say the son then pushed Cronin into a counter which he cut his head on.
The son was taken to Rhode Hospital for treatment.
Cronin is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning.
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