Police identify man accused of stabbing mailman in Hartford

Malique Jackson

Malique Jackson is accused of stabbing a mailman on West Morningside Street in Harford on Sept. 21, 2021.

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A man faces charges after police say he stabbed a mailman in Hartford Monday.

Hartford Police said officers responded to West Morningside Street at around 1:45 p.m. for the report of a stabbing.

Upon arrival, officers found a male postal carrier in his 50s with a stab wound to the shoulder. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

A West Hartford K-9 Officer located the suspect, 21-year-old Malique Jackson while canvassing the area.

Jackson is charged with first-degree assault, carrying a dangerous weapon, and breach of peace.

Harford Police are still investigating and say the motive for the incident remains unknown.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Hartford Police Department’s Tip Line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

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