Thea Digiammerino

Man Stabbed in the Chest in Vernon

A man suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed in the chest in Vernon Wednesday.

Police said they were called to the area of Union and Ward streets around 6 p.m. for the stabbing. The victim was rushed to Rockville Hospital in a police car.

The victim, who was not identified, suffered “significant” but not life-threatening injuries, police said.

No arrests have been made, but investigators believe the victim knew the suspect and that this was not a random attack.

The investigation is ongoing and any witnesses are asked to contact Vernon police at 860-872-9126. Calls can be made anonymously..

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