PD: Teen in custody after 3 stabbed at Foxwoods

Connecticut

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (WTNH) – Mashantucket Tribal Police have confirmed that a stabbing incident has occurred Saturday at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Casino officials say just after 2:00, three young victims were stabbed at the Tanger Outlet Mall at Foxwoods. They say the suspect is a 15-year-old.

The casino is saying that incident was “immediately contained” and no lockdown was needed. 

The casino management has released a statement on the matter:

“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.”

The casino says they’re expecting to release more information as the investigation continues. 

News 8 will bring you any updates as they become available. 

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