Man tells police he was hit with a bottle in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- Police are investigating after a man was taken to the hospital after being assaulted in the Indian Orchard neighborhood in the overnight hours.

Lt. Henry Gagnon of the Springfield PoliceDepartment told 22News officers were sent to 268 Centre Street for the initial report of a stabbing just after midnight.

When the officers arrived they learned that a man had already been taken to the hospital by a private vehicle, Lt. Gagnon said.

Officers went to the hospital and found the mans injuries are minor, but he is not fully cooperating with police, Lt. Gagnon said.

Lt. Gagnon told 22News the man is reporting to officers that he was hit with a bottle in the arm by an assailant.


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