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Rotterdam teen stabbed three times in dispute

— Rotterdam police allegedly found an 18-year-old man bleeding from several stab wounds upon responding to a domestic disturbance.

On Saturday, July 7, at approximately 8:45 a.m., police were dispatched to 60 Woodlawn St., where they allegedly located the 18-year-old bleeding in front of the residence. The victim, who was not identified, was then transported to Ellis Hospital and was in stable condition after being treated for his wounds.

Police said he allegedly suffered three stab wounds, one to his shoulder and two to his torso, and received cuts on two fingers. None of the wounds were life threatening, according to police.

Police arrested Brian Norton, 33, of 60 Woodlawn St., Rotterdam, and charged him with assault in the second degree, a felony, and illegal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.

The victim formerly resided at the Woodlawn home as recently as April, according to police, and allegedly went to the Norton residence wishing to speak to Norton’s wife, who is the victim’s legal guardian. Police said an argument allegedly ensued between the victim and Norton, which allegedly turned physical and resulted in the stabbing.

Norton was arraigned before Judge Mercy at the Village of Scotia Town Court and remanded to Schenectady County jail in lieu of $10,000 bail

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