Teen taken into custody after stabbing in Smithfield

Smithfield Stabbing

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE)–  A 24-year-old man was stabbed and a 15-year-old male suspect was taken into custody on Friday afternoon, according to a statement from the Smithfield Police Department.

Police said they responded to a call just before 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

Police found the victim but said the suspect had fled the scene.

The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital, and was listed as being in stable condition, according to the statement.

The suspect was located and taken into custody without incident shortly after, police said.

Neither individual has been identified.

Anyone that might have additional information is asked to contact the Smithfield Detective Division at 401-233-103.


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