Police Arrest Suspect in Wallingford Double Stabbing

Police arrested the man they said stabbed two residents at a Wallingford apartment complex in July.

Edward Hoffman Jr., 64, had been a guest to residents of the Judd Square Condominiums, where the stabbing took place, police said. 

The victims told Wallingford police that Hoffman was visiting for the holiday weekend from Massachusetts. When the victims went to sleep, they were awakened by Hoffman stabbing them in the buttocks, police said. 

While they tried to get away, the victims sustained additional stabbing wounds in the abdomen, legs and buttocks. Hoffman was eventually stabbed by one of the victims, police said. 

East Longmeadow Police Department in Massachusetts arrested Hoffman on Aug. 25 and he was extradited on Aug. 29 to the Wallingford Police Department. 

Hoffman was charged with first-degree criminal attempt to commit assault, second-degree assault. His bond was set at $50,000. 

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