Man arrested for stabbing female in providence

By Stephanie Vargas

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a woman in Providence Friday night. 

23 year old Prince Johnson, whose residence is unknown, was arrested for allegedly stabbing a woman on August 28th on 413 Pine Street.

Officials say they responded to the call at 9:28 p.m. where they discovered 18 year old Malkyraah Cornwell suffering from two stab wounds in her lower abdomen and one on her upper left arm. 

Cornwell was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where she was immediately taken to the operating room. Her condition is unknown. 

A witness told police the male suspect who stabbed her did so for no reason, was wearing jeans and a brown shirt. He was described as in his early twenties, of stocky build, and African American. 

Police took him into custody at 10 p.m. when they found him on 280 Broad Street. 

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