Ridgite arrested in stabbing of girlfriend

A Ridgite was arrested on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed his 18-year-old girlfriend in the torso and slashed her arm and chest on 62nd Street in Sunset Park on Tuesday night, police said.

The stabbing occurred between Sixth and Seventh avenues just after 8 pm, according to police. The victim sustained serious injuries and went to Lutheran Hospital.

The vicitm’s 18-year-old boyfriend was charged with attempted murder, felony assault, and criminal possession of a weapon, according to police.

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