Man Arrested After Stabbing in Vernon: Police

Vernon Police and East Hartford Police have arrested a man after a stabbing in Vernon on Friday.

Officers say they responded to a report of a stabbing at 88 Prospect St. in Vernon around 9:45 p.m.

According to police, the victim suffered multiple stab wounds to their back and chest and transported themself to Rockville Hospital. Shortly after, the victim was transported to St. Francis Hospital by LifeStar.

Detectives from Vernon Police responded to the scene and investigated. Officers developed Alexander Garrison as a suspect. Detectives from Vernon and members of East Hartford's Police Department arrested him on Sunday in East Hartford. He is facing charges including assault and tampering with evidence.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Mike Patrizz of the Vernon Police Department at (860) 872-9126 ext. 3764.

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