Hamden Man Accused of Stabbing Wallingford Man During Argument

Hamden police have arrested a local man who is accused of stabbing a Wallingford man during an argument. 

Police said they responded to Towne House Road in Hamden around 11 p.m. Tuesday to investigate reports of a stabbing and found a 37-year-old Wallingford man lying on the ground with two stab wounds. 

Police said he had been stabbed on the forearm and wrist and he was transported to a local hospital. 

The victim had gotten into an argument with a resident, 35-year-old James Jansen, and Jansen stabbed him several times with a knife, according to a news release from police. 

Jansen was charged with assault in the first degree. 

He was held on a $5,000.00 bond and is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on July 3.

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