CITIZEN ALERT: Stabbing on Massachusetts Ave near Harvard Square

Victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries


At approximately 10:10 p.m. on July 4, Cambridge Police responded to the Harvard Square area on a report of a stabbing.

Upon their arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a small stab wound to his lower back.  He was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe that the stabbing was the result of an altercation between the victim and another male just prior to the stabbing and was not a random act.

Although police have identified a possible suspect, the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Cambridge Police at 617-349-3300.

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