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Cambridge man arrested for allegedly stabbing 47-year-old man, potentially life-threatening injuries

Jose DeLeon, 54, of Cambridge, was arrested at his residence without incident, police said.

A man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man, who suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, in the leg late Friday night near Central Square in Cambridge, police said.

Around 11:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing outside of 820 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge police said in a tweet.

The victim, a 47-year-old Cambridge man, received medical care on scene before being brought to a local hospital, police said.

He is believed to be in stable condition, according to Cambridge police spokesman Jeremy Warnick.

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Jose DeLeon, 54, of Cambridge, was arrested at his residence without incident, police said. DeLeon and the victim are believed to be known to each other, Warnick said.

A knife was recovered at the scene of the stabbing.

DeLeon is facing a charge of assault to murder, police said.

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