Three hurt in Samurai sword attack in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Pawtucket police say three people were stabbed after a confrontation that started at a local nightclub.

According to Detective Sgt. Paul Brandley, police responded to the intersection of Barton and Dexter Streets shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, where they found three people with stab wounds.

A suspect wielding a “Samurai type sword” attacked the three people after some kind of altercation at a local club; police said no suspects have been identified.

All three people were treated at Rhode Island Hospital. One of them required surgery for his injuries but all are expected to recover.

Anyone with information on the attack is asked to call Detective Richard Laforest at 401-727-9100×777.

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