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Arrest Made in Connection With Stabbing in Boston's Chinatown

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    Arrest Made in Chinatown Stabbing

    One man was injured as a result of the stabbing.

    (Published Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018)

    Boston Police have arrested a suspect after he allegedly stabbed a man near Chinatown Saturday evening.

    Valenz Joisil, 24, of Lynn, Massachusetts was arrested Sunday morning at a local hospital and charged with attempted murder and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon in connection with the stabbing, according to police.

    Around 8:46 p.m. on Saturday, an officer discovered a victim believed to be in his late twenties suffering from multiple stab wounds. Medical staff at a local hospital later confirmed that the man had several non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the stabbing, authorities say.

    After conducting an investigation, officers named Joisil as a suspect in the incident, placed him in custody, and recovered a knife from his coat.

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    Joisil is expected in Boston Municipal Court but the date of his court appearance has not yet been released. It is unclear whether he has an attorney.

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