Waterville Police say an argument between a man and woman escalated until 5 people, including the man who had a knife, were injured.

The fight at a home on the Old County Road was reported to police at approximately 12:30 AM Tuesday. Police told the Morning Sentinel that the man and woman were arguing with three other men in the residence. At some point, the man pulled a knife and allegedly began stabbing the woman. Officials say the other men in the home intervened, in defense of the woman, and also suffered injuries. By the time it was done, everyone was taken to the hospital.

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The woman and her three defenders were treated at MaineGeneral Medical Center's Thayer Center for Health in Waterville and released. The alleged aggressor, however, was taken by LifeFlight to Maine Medical Center in Portland. At last report, he was in stable condition.

Police haven't released many details about the incident, but do say drugs were a factor. The names of the people involved have not been released.

We'll update this story as more details become available. 

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