Teen arrested after Conn. mall stabbing leaves 3 injured

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Police say a teenager has been arrested after stabbing three people at a Connecticut outlet mall.

The Day of New London reports three young adults were taken to a hospital after being stabbed shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday at the Tanger Outlet mall at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket.

Mashantucket Tribal Police say a 15-year-old was arrested for the stabbing. The suspect’s identity was not immediately released.

The victims’ injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

A statement from police says the incident “was immediately contained, with no lockdown needed and regular business quickly resumed.”

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Casino officials issued a statement thanking first responders for their rapid response.

The stabbing remains under investigation.

 

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