Bridgeport Stabbing Suspect Charged With Assault

By Ari Mason
|  Friday, Feb 7, 2014  |  Updated 2:24 PM EDT
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Bridgeport Stabbing Suspect Charged With Assault

Bridgeport Police Department

Dwayne Upchurch was arrested Tuesday in connection with a November stabbing in Bridgeport.

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A 50-year-old Bridgeport man is facing charges after reportedly stabbing another man in November and asking him for money.

Dwayne Upchurch, was arrested Tuesday and charged with second-degree assault.

Police said Upchurch knew the 39-year-old victim and stabbed him twice after the victim denied Upchurch’s request for money and suggested he get a job.

The victim was treated for minor injuries and released from the hospital shortly after the incident.

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