Teen Accused of Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend in Stratford

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.

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