Parents stabbed, 27-year-old son faces charges

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (WPRI) – Police are investigating after a woman, who had been stabbed in the neck, entered the Fairhaven School Administration Building on Monday morning.

According to Fairhaven police, the woman walked to the nearby administration building after she and her husband were stabbed inside the home next door. Police entered the Washington Street home and arrested the suspect, Peter Bergeron, 27, who is believed to be the couple’s son.

Both victims and Bergeron were conscious and alert after the incident and transported to St. Luke’s Hospital. The suspect was suffering from minor injuries sustained during the assault, police said.

Bergeron was charged with two counts of domestic assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault with intent to murder, and mayhem.

Residents of the Fairhaven neighborhood said that they were surprised to hear about the incident.

“I was kind of shocked. That’s pretty unusual because this is a quiet neighborhood and you don’t see this,” said Mary Manley.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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