State Police assisting in stabbing investigation in Montague

State Police Detectives attached to the Northwestern DA's Office joined the investigation

MONTAGUE, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts State Police detectives were working with Montague Police on an assault investigation involving a stabbing Monday night.

State Police Sgt. Thomas Ryan told 22News Montague Police asked for their help investigating an assault involving a stabbing at about 8:00 p.m. Monday. He said State Police Detectives attached to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office joined several uniformed troopers in the investigation.

According to Greenfield Police Sgt. Stephen Westerling, “The Greenfield Police Department sent some officers to Turners Falls to help secure a scene.”

22News went to Turners Falls and found police cruisers from officers from Montague and Greenfield parked outside a bar on Avenue A. There was also a cruiser outside a 2nd Avenue home a few houses away.

Montague Police Chief Charles Dodge told 22News that at around 10:00 P.M., police received a call from the alleged assailant, 35 year-old Christopher Chicoine, that he wanted to turn himself in. Chicoine is charged with attempted murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a knife). A second suspect, 29 year-old Lindsay Wan, is charged with accessory after the fact.

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