Stabbing Inside TJ Maxx in Hamden

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013  |  Updated 10:40 AM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Stabbing Inside TJ Maxx in Hamden

Hamden Police

Hamden police have charged Carlos Burgos, 22, with stabbing an employee of the TJ Maxx on Dixwell Avenue on Monday.

advertisement

Police have charged a man with stabbing an employee inside the TJ Maxx in Hamden.

Officers responded to the TJ Maxx at 2335 Dixwell Avenue around 1:15 on Monday.

According to police, Carlos Burgos, 22, of Hamden, got into an argument with the employee in the store's restroom. Burgos and the victim, 20-year-old Ivan Fernandez are acquaintances, police said.

The argument turned physical, and Burgos pulled out a knife and stabbed Fernandez in the leg, according to police.

Officers arrested Burgos at the store. He was charged with second-degree assault and breach of peace.

Burgos was held on $40,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Jan. 8.

Fernandez was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening wound.

Get the latest from NBC Connecticut anytimeiPhone/iPad/Android App | SMS AlertsTwitter | Facebook | Google+ | Instagram | RSS

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
Get Fit With NBC Connecticut!
The Health & Wellness Festival is back in... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out