MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) – Manchester police confirmed that a woman was stabbed Friday afternoon in the parking lot of the Popeye’s restaurant on Spencer Street.
Manchester officers said the stabbing occurred just after 3 p.m. Officers were initially responding to a report of a domestic dispute, which was upgraded to a stabbing while officers were enroute.
The suspect, Hartford native 38-year-old Leonel Colon-Ortiz, is in custody and has been charged with ten charges including attempted murder, assault in the first degree, threatening in the first degree, assault in the third degree, and carrying a dangerous weapon. Ortiz is being hold on $1 million dollar bond and will appear in court Monday.
The victim was sent to Hartford Hospital after the incident. The extent of her injuries is unknown at this time.
This investigation is still open at this time. Anyone with information in regards to the incident is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at (860) 645-5500.
News 8 will continue to update this developing story with more details as they emerge.