Chicopee man arrested in connection with Foxwoods Casino stabbing


MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — A Chicopee man has been charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stabbing of a Rhode Island man at a Connecticut casino.

Police charged 40-year-old Robert Haines, of Chicopee, Massachusetts, with breach of peace and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors. Officials say Haines was not charged with stabbing Alves. It’s not clear who stabbed Alves.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police say the victim was stabbed shortly after 1:00 a.m. Saturday at the Centrale Fox Tower bar at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Authorities say the victim, 34-year-old Donovan Alves, of Providence, is in stable condition at a hospital in Norwich.

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