Mass. man charged with attempted murder at Enfield motel


ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Massachusetts man faces attempted murder and assault charges after he allegedly stabbed another man in the throat in Enfield, CT Tuesday.

Officers responded to a reported stabbing the Motel 6 on Hazard Avenue in Enfield just before 1 p.m. Tuesday. Officers found a man in distress with stab wounds to the throat. Police said the victim was able to identify the suspect before he was taken to a hospital.

Police located the suspect, 29-year-old Alex Arslanian of Agawam, on scene. He was arrested and charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Arslanian is expected to be arraigned in Hartford Superior Court Wednesday with a bond set at $1 million.

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