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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