Rotterdam Junction – A man was stabbed and a suspect arrested in Rotterdam Junction on Wednesday morning, police said.
The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center with the injured police described as non-life-threatening.
The arrested was Anthony J Florio, 58, of Ulrich Drive, Rotterdam Junction. He was arrested and charged with second-degree assault, a felony, as well as criminal criminal possession of a weapon.
The incident happened at around 9 am on Ulrich Drive. Police responded to reports of a man being stabbed there.
Police said they arrived and confronted the victim, who said he was in an altercation with a male friend and that the man had stabbed her during the argument.
Police said she was treated at the scene by Rotterdam EMS and taken to hospital.
Police then contacted the suspect, identified as Florio, over the phone and convinced him to come out on his own. Thereafter he was arrested and charged.
Police said Florio was processed and sent to Schenectady County Jail on pre-arnament hold.
Rotterdam Police was assisted by the Schenectady County Street Crime Task Force, the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department, the State Police, Glanville Police, Rotterdam EMS and the Rotterdam Junction Fire Department.
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