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Teen hospitalized after stabbing at apple festival

October 3, 2021 GMT

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating the stabbing of a teenager at an apple festival in Southington.

The 16-year-old boy was stabbed at about 8 p.m. Saturday at the Southington Apple Harvest Festival.

Police responded after reports of an altercation and found the boy stabbed in the abdomen. He was transported to the hospital where he underwent surgery and was listed in stable condition.

Police told NBC Connecticut they took a 17-year-old into custody and charged him with breach of peace. They also said they recovered a folding knife believed to have been used in the stabbing.

A message was left with Southington police on Sunday.