A New York man is charged with attempted murder after police said he stabbed his ex-girlfriend in Stratford on Monday night.
Nelson Santiago, 19, of Brooklyn, New York attacked his former girlfriend outside a home on Dewey Street around 11:20 p.m. on Monday, according to police.
He stabbed the woman several times before running from the scene, police said.
An officer spotted Santiago a short distance from the scene and arrested him after a foot chase.
In addition to attempted murder, Santiago also faces charges of breach of peace and interfering with an officer. He was held on $1 million bond.
The victim was treated at Bridgeport Hospital and is in stable condition, police said.