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On 8-5-2023 around 2024hrs, there was a caller who reported a male party being stabbed in the chest near the 1600 block of Park Ave. Upon arrival, officers confirm a male party was suffering from a wound to the victim’s upper chest. Officers than applied pressure to the would prior to the arrival of medical professionals. Medical professionals arrived minutes later and transported the victim to the hospital.

Based on the description provided by the victim and others, police were able to find and arrest the suspect. The suspect is identified as Jose Del Arca (Photo attached). Jose Del Arca was charged with 53a-181 Breach of Peace 2nd degree, 53a-59- Assault 1st degree and held on $100,000 bond.

The victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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