Two men arrested following altercation aboard Metro-North

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The Naugatuck Train Station can be seen at 195 Water St. on Thursday, Aug. 25. Andreas Yilma Citizen’s News

NAUGATUCK — Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police have arrested two men after one was stabbed on the Metro-North train.

Borough police responded to the Naugatuck Train Station at 195 Water St. to investigate a stabbing that occurred on the train on route from the Waterbury Station on Aug. 22 at 4:06 p.m. Upon arrival, Naugatuck police discovered two men who were believed to have been in an altercation and who sustained stab wounds, according to a Naugatuck police press release.

A MTA media liaison said borough police were on the scene when the train pulled into the Naugatuck train station.

The men were secured and treated for injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening before they were transported to Waterbury Hospital.

The MTA Police Department had taken over the scene and investigation as it has ultimate jurisdiction in the incident, the press release states.

The suspect is Antonio Trusty, 33, of Waterbury, who is being charged with attempt to assault in the second-degree, risk of injury to a child, carrying a dangerous weapon and breach of peace in the second-degree, according to court documents.

The MTA spokesman said he couldn’t give out information on the victim.

An investigation is underway, the MTA media liaison said.

Trusty is scheduled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Oct. 5 to make a plea.