Borough teen found stabbed on Rubber Avenue

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NAUGATUCK — A borough teenager is in stable condition after being stabbed multiple times Monday night.

Officer Michael Favale of the Naugatuck Police Department said police responded to Rubber Avenue in the area of Church Street shortly before 9 p.m. Monday after receiving numerous emergency calls reporting a stabbing.

The victim, a 16-year-old boy, was stabbed multiple times in the chest and back Favale said. The victim was transported to Waterbury Hospital and later taken to Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, Favale said.

Favale said the victim was involved in a dispute with another male. After being stabbed at an undisclosed location, he walked to the intersection of Rubber Avenue and Church Street. Police are still trying to determine what the dispute was about, he said.

As of this post, the case remained open and under investigation.

Favale said police are pursuing a number of leads in the case. He described the incident as an isolated one and said there is no danger to the public.