Suspect sought in domestic abuse stabbing incident

By News Staff

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CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WLNE) –Police are attempting to locate a suspect on domestic assault charges related to a stabbing Thursday morning in Central Falls.

Central Falls Police responded to Knight Street around 9:51 a.m. Thursday for a reported stabbing. Officers on scene located a female victim bleeding from a wound to the neck. Central Falls Rescue transported the victim to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

According to Police, witnesses identified the suspect as the victim’s boyfriend, 21-year-old Oneil Hernandez, who fled the scene before Police arrived.

Central Falls Police obtained an arrest warrant for Hernandez on the charge of domestic assault with the intent to commit a felony.

Anyone with information regarding Hernandez or his whereabouts is asked to contact Central Falls Police at 401-727-7411.

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