Two people stabbed in Auburn Saturday afternoon

Jon Hewitt/Auburn Police Department

Two people were stabbed and a third person was grazed after a disagreement Saturday afternoon, according to Auburn Police.

Jon Hewitt, was charged with Assault in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, police said.

Auburn Police were dispatched to the east side of Mill Street around 1:35 p.m., after reports of at least three people being stabbed.

Police said two victims were located at the scene, one suffering a stab wound to the chest, and the other suffering a laceration to the hand. The third victim was grazed, but did not suffer any injuries.

Both victims were sent to the hospital and released after their injuries were treated, according to police.

An investigation determined the suspect had a minor disagreement with one of the victim’s and threatened to stab him, later stabbing two of the victims with a knife, and attempting to stab the third, police said.

Hewitt is awaiting arraignment, and is being held at Auburn Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Auburn Police Detective Bureau, Det. Bergenstock, at 258-9880 or 253-3231. Callers may remain anonymous.

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