Bangor Police Have Arrested a Suspect for a Third Street Stabbing
Bangor Police say the person believed to be responsible for a stabbing this week on Third Street is now in custody.
Sergeant Wade Betters say a suspect, 31-year-old Stephen Hunt of Bangor, has been arrested in connection with an incident that happened Tuesday morning. Police responded to a multi-unit apartment building at 101 Third Street, just before 10:00, for a report of an assault involving an edged weapon. The officers quickly found an injured person who they say was bleeding heavily. Paramedics from the Bangor Fire Department rushed the victim to a local hospital. There's no update on the victim's condition.
The suspect fled the scene before police arrived, but Hunt was located and taken into custody. He's charged with domestic violence elevated aggravated assault, which is a class A felony.
At last report, Hunt remained at the Penobscot County Jail.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, reach out. The Maine Domestic Violence Hotline number is 1-800-863-9909. Information about available resources can be found on the Partners for Peace website. The Rape Response Services helpline is 1-800-871-7741.