STAMFORD, Conn. — A suspect has been arrested in a stabbing that took place Thursday evening in Stamford, Sgt. Paul Vaccaro said.
The stabbing took place when an argument turned physical on Orchard Street, Vaccaro said. The altercation took place between the victim and two others regarding a cell phone the victim sold to one of the suspects, he said.
When police arrived, the victim pointed out the two suspects, and they were arrested, Vaccaro said. A knife was found, he said.
The victim was taken to the hospital for surgery to non-life threatening injuries, Vaccaro said.
Bladimir Rivas, 34, of Stamford, was charged with first-degree assault, carrying a dangerous weapon and second-degree breach of peace, police said. He was held in lieu of a $5,000 bond, Vaccaro said.
Jose Carrillo, 38, of Stamford, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and held on a $1,000 bond Vaccaro said.