Man accused of stabbing in Winslow now in custody

Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 1:24 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2023 at 6:57 PM EST
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WINSLOW, Maine (WABI) - One person is in custody after a stabbing in Winslow Wednesday morning.

According to Winslow Police Chief Leonard Macdaid, they responded to a call for a bleeding man walking down Lasalle Street.

When they arrived, he says the man was gone, but they found him in an apartment on Monument Street bleeding from at least six stab wounds.

The victim has been identified as 65-year-old Philip Bradford from Waterville.

The man said he had no idea who attacked him.

He was stabilized and taken to the hospital.

Around noon, police found the suspect.

21-year old Justin Boucher jumped out a window and after a brief chase, was taken into custody.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries and will be transferred to Kennebec County Jail.

During the incident, Winslow schools and the town office went into lockdown for safety reasons.