Man Seriously Injured After Alleged Samurai Sword Attack

The suspect in the Bourne, Mass. incident is in custody

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Police in Bourne have arrested a suspect in an alleged samurai attack.

Police say the 39-year-old unidentified victim said he had been stabbed several times by a man wielding a samurai sword early Sunday morning and that the attacker was still on the property. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.

A 28-year-old unidentified suspect was found in a side yard and arrested.

WJAR-TV reports that police have confiscated a nearly 3-foot long sword.

No other details were immediately available.A man is seriously injured and a suspect is custody after a stabbing with a samurai sword in Bourne, Massachusetts early Sunday morning.

Around 1:35 a.m., police responded to the report on Shore Road of a man attacking another man with a sword.

A 39-year-old sustained serious injuries and was med-flighted to a Rhode Island hospital for treatment.

The 28-year-old suspect was still at the residence when police arrived. He was placed under arrest.

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