New Haven police are trying to identify the person who is accused of stabbing a man during a fight on Friday afternoon.
Officers were called to Grand Avenue around 1:22 p.m. after getting a report of an assault. Police said a 37-year-old man suffered a non-life threatening stab puncture to the side of his torso and was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment.
Witnesses told police that a group of three other men, the victim and two women were outside fighting when the victim was stabbed.
According to police, the witnesses said they believe the suspect is a resident of the Fair Haven neighborhood.
Officers detained a man in handcuffs in front of the U.S. Post Office on Grand Avenue. After a brief investigation, police said they released him without charges.
Anyone who witnessed the altercation is asked to call police when they see the person accused of stabbing the man. The New Haven Police Department can be reached at (203) 946-6316.