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Tribal Police Respond to Stabbing at Foxwoods Casino Outlets

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    Tribal Police Respond to Stabbing at Foxwoods Casino Outlets

    Mashantucket Tribal Police responded to a stabbing incident at the Tanger Outlet Mall at Foxwoods Casino Saturday afternoon. 

    According to police, the incident involved four people, and three of those people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

    A 15-year-old suspect connected to the incident was arrested and taken into custody. 

    "The incident was immediately contained, with no lockdown needed and regular business quickly resumed," Mashantucket Tribal Police Department Captain George Potts wrote in a statement. 

    A spokesperson for Foxwoods Casino issued the following statement on the incident:

    "We want to express our gratitude to our onsite first reponders for their professionalism and rapid response, which effectively contained the incident and ensured safety and security for our guests, tenants and employees. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved with or affected by this incident, and we continue to work closely with Mashantucket Tribal Police throughout this investigation."