Suspect Arraigned In Boston On Charges Of Stabbing Rabbi In Brighton


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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Boston man has been arraigned on assault charges after he allegedly stabbed a Rabbi outside a religious school in Brighton on Thursday.

Police say 24-year-old Khaled Awad of Brighton stabbed Rabbi Shlomo Noginski eight times in a park outside the Shaloh House on Chestnut Hill Avenue.

Boston Police said Awad was armed with both a knife and gun.

Noginski was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and was released on Friday to recover at home.

Awad was arraigned on Friday on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault to murder, and battery on an officer.

He is set to be back in court on July 8 for a dangerousness hearing.

An investigation is underway to determine the motive of the attack.

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