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PD: Suspect in Non-Fatal Cambridge Stabbing Arrested

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    PD: Suspect in Non-Fatal Cambridge Stabbing Arrested
    Cambridge Police Department

    The suspect wanted in connection to a non-fatal stabbing in Cambridge on Friday night has been arrested, according to police.

    Russell Giachetto, 51, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, was arrested at his residence Saturday night after officers received a tip on his whereabouts, police said.

    Giachetto is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and is expected to be arraigned on Monday in Cambridge District Court.

    It is unclear whether he has an attorney.

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    The victim has been released from the hospital after receiving treatment following his injuries, police said.

    Officers responded to the area of Thorndike Street and Sciarappa Street after 6 p.m. Friday following reports of a stabbing.

    A male victim had fled a residence after suffering non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

    Tactical officers then responded to a Thorndike Street residence where they believed the suspect had barricaded himself with a firearm. The officers closed the streets in the immediate area and asked residents to avoid the area.

    When officers entered the residence, however, they were unable to locate the suspect.

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