Brooklyn man arrested after stabbing ex-girlfriend

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STRATFORD – A man from Brooklyn has been arrested after he assaulted his ex-girlfriend at Dewey Street in Stratford on July 10.

According to police, Nelson Santiago, 19, of Brooklyn, confronted his ex-girlfriend outside the residence around 11:20 P.M. Santiago had a knife and stabbed the female victim several times before fleeing.

An officer saw Santiago not far from the scene of the crime and chased him on foot a short while before arresting him. Santiago is being charged with attempted murder, stalking, breach of peace, and interfering with an officer.

Santiago was held on a $1,000,000 bond and appeared in court on July 11.

The female victim was brought to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment and is currently in stable condition.