West Hartford Police Have Stabbing Suspect in Custody

Angel Rodriguez of Hartford was tracked down by his parole officers and taken into custody without incident.

West Hartford Police are reporting that Angel Rodriguez of Hartford, suspect in a stabbing that took place an apartment at 1171 Boulevard, West Hartford, on Sunday, has been apprehended without incident.

Rodriguez, who West Hartford Police said should be considered "armed and dangerous," was tracked down by his parole officers and remanded on a parole violation. West Hartford Police had issued a request Monday afternoon for assistance in locating him.

Police had previously obtained an arrest warrant for Rodriguez, 26, of 496 Prospect Ave., 2nd Floor, Hartford, seeking to charge him with one count of first-degree assault.

That was after police said they were dispatched to a third floor apartment at 1171 Boulevard at 2:10 a.m. Sunday for a report of a stabbing. According to police, the victim was discovered at the scene and transported to St. Francis Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the stabbing occurred during a fight between two male parties at the residence. The suspect fled prior to police arrival, they said.

Rodriguez is in custody in Hartford for parole violations and the warrant from West Hartford willbe served through the courts, according to Captain Donald Melanson of the West Hartford Police.

Rodriguez's court date has not yet been determined.

The original version of this story was published on West Hartford Patch.


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