Two stabbed on New Year’s Day


POUGHKEEPSIE – A woman was stabbed during a dispute on Virginia Avenue at approximately 4:45 p.m. on January 1.  The woman received two stab wounds to her torso.  A second person, a 15-year-old boy, sustained a stab wound.


City police responded to the Virginia Avenue address for a report of a disturbance.  While city officers were at the scene, Town of Poughkeepsie Police responded to the Arlington FD headquarters for a report of a woman who had been stabbed.  The victim said that she had been stabbed on Virginia Avenue.  The town police notified their city counterparts, while the woman was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital for treatment.


When detectives responded to the hospital to interview the woman, they located the second victim, the boy who sustained a stab wound to the buttocks.


Both victims are expected to recover from their wounds.