Senior citizen stabbed in Schenectady

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A 60-year-old man is in custody after a 70-year-old man was stabbed in the torso outside Summit Towers on Albany Street. Police say Steven Charlotten, 60, of Schenectady resident, has been charged with second degree assault following the incident.

Officers responded to a call about a stabbing at around 7:16 p.m. on Saturday, April 14.

Upon arrival, they found the 70-year-old victim suffering from a wound to the upper chest. The victim was treated on scene by members of the Schenectady Fire Department before being transported to a local hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Charlotten was detained at the scene before being transported to Schenectady Police Department Headquarters, where he was arrested and charged.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Schenectady Police Department’s Detective Division at 518-382-5245

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