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MASHANTUCKET -- A 15 year-old was taken into police custody following a stabbing incident that sent three people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

Tribal Police said that the stabbing occurred at the Tanger Outlet mall., and three "young adult victims" were taken to the local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A 15 year-old was arrested in connection with the stabbing.  Police said "the incident was immediately contained". They did not lockdown the facility, and business was able to quickly resume.

Captain George Potts of the Mashantucket Tribal Police Police said the investigation is ongoing, and "no further comment will be available".

Foxwoods Resort Casino spokesperson said in a statement:

“We want to express our gratitude to our onsite first responders for their professionalism and rapid response, which effectively contained the incident and ensured safety and security for our guests, tenants and employees. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved with or affected by this incident, and we continue to work closely with the Mashantucket Tribal Police throughout this investigation.”
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