Man in Serious Condition After New London Stabbing

A man is in serious condition after a stabbing in New London on Thursday morning. 

Police received a report about a possible drug overdose on Prest Street at 2:34 a.m.

Responding officers learned that a cab, possibly associated with the report, had just left and was heading to Lawerence + Memorial Hospital.

New London police went to the hospital and found the cab transporting a man with an apparent stab wound to his torso. 

The victim was allegedly stabbed following a physical confrontation with another man, who immediately fled the scene, New London police said. 

Police said the victim remains in guarded and serious condition. The victim's identity was not released.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the New London Police Department's Detective Division at (860) 447-148 or anonymous information can be submitted via the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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