MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Police have charged a 17-year-old girl with stabbing a 56-year-old man at Milford Cemetery earlier this month.
Authorities say the man was living in a tent on cemetery property when the teenager approached him and began a brief conversation on April 7.
She left, but returned to the tent a second time, this time allegedly stabbing the man multiple times. He was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries to his face, hand and leg.
Police did not say what sparked the stabbing.
The girl was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree assault, second-degree reckless endangerment and third-degree criminal mischief. She is free on $25,000 bond.
No names were released.
Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com
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