Boston Police Arrest Suspect In Seaport Stabbing

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — On Friday night, the Boston Police Department officers assigned to the South Boston area responded to a radio call for an Assault & Battery in progress at 60 Seaport Boulevard.

Arriving officers found that a man on scene had suffered a small laceration on his neck, something he told police he sustained after a person known to him attacked him from behind, slicing his neck. According to police, the victim said the incident was "completely unprovoked."

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With the help of bystanders, the victim freed himself and disarm his attacker, after which the suspect fled the scene on foot. While the victim was taken to a nearby hospital, police said they began searching for the suspect, locating him next to a parking structure.

Police arrested 20-year-old Dorian Jenkins, charging him with Assault & Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon. Officials say Jenkins is set to be arraigned in South Boston District Court.

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