Police say a 27-year-old man suspected of domestic violence is in custody after stabbing a Lewiston, Maine, police officer five times.
Lewiston Police Cpl. Michael Dumond received treatment for non-life threatening wounds to his hands and upper torso early Monday.
Police arrested the alleged attacker, Jonathan Order, on charges including aggravated attempted murder and two counts of assault on a police officer. He was also charged with assaulting two corrections officers, along with aggravated domestic violence assault.
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Lewiston police said that Order stabbed Dumond after officers negotiated with him for 30 minutes. Police say Order awaits arraignment at Androscoggin County Jail, where he was held on Monday. A jail official said it was unknown if he had hired a lawyer.