Man stabbed in back in Poughkeepsie

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POUGHKEEPSIE – City of Poughkeepsie police are investigating a Thursday night stabbing that sent a male victim to the hospital under the care of Mobile Life medics.


Police were dispatched to the vicinity of Mansion Street and Winnikee Avenue for a report of a man with a stab wound to the back.  According to a police department official, the call reporting the stabbing was received by city 911 at approximately 5:59 p.m.


Responding officers determined that the incident occurred in or near 312 Mansion Street.  The male victim was located, triaged, and transported by ambulance to a Poughkeepsie hospital as police conducted their primary investigation.


That resulted in a female person of interest being taken into police custody while the investigation continued.


City police are asking for anyone with information regarding this incident to call 845-451-7577 and speak with a detective.  All calls are confidential.