Buckfield Man Stabbed, Police Now Seek a Man and his Niece
Police in southern Maine are looking for two people in connection with the stabbing of a man in Buckfield.
The Oxford County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened around 1:00 Tuesday morning. WGME-TV reports 52-year-old Neil Roy Canney and his niece, 49-year-old Selena Canney, allegedly forced 67-year-old Edwin Bennett into his home at gunpoint. They then allegedly beat him with the gun and stabbed him. Bennett was able to escape the house and call 911. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated and released.
Now, police are looking for Neil and Selena, who are considered armed and dangerous. They're believed to be together, driving a grey 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, with Maine license plates 8002YF. The last report police had of their whereabouts was in the Bethel area, and that was around 4:00 Tuesday morning.
Officials urge anyone who sees either Canney, or their vehicle, to call police immediately.
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