Norwalk police arrest man in stabbing incident

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NORWALK — Norwalk police detectives have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing that occurred on South Main Street on April 26, authorities said.

At 3 p.m., the Norwalk Combined Dispatch received a call reporting a man stabbed at 129 South Main Street.

Patrol officers arrived in under a minute to find the victim receiving first aid from a bystander.

The officers provided medical assistance until Norwalk paramedics transported the man to Norwalk Hospital with serious injuries.

The area was secured as a crime scene, and officers began looking for witnesses.

Norwalk Police Detectives took over the investigation, gathering multiple pieces of evidence, conducting interviews, and reviewing video surveillance footage.

Their efforts led to the identification of Gregory Goldstein as the suspect.

Goldstein was seen leaving the scene in a Honda Odyssey minivan, prompting a regional alert to law enforcement.

At 7:35 p.m., a Connecticut State Police trooper from Troop G spotted Goldstein’s van on Interstate 95.

With assistance from Westport police, the van was stopped and Goldstein, who was a passenger, was detained.

Norwalk detectives and officers arrested Goldstein, 26, of 16 Donna Drive Apartment 39 in Norwalk.

He faces charges of Assault in the First Degree and Breach of Peace in the Second Degree, with a bond set at $500,000.

The Norwalk Police Department is encouraging anyone with information about the incident to contact Detective Bryce at (203) 854-3011.

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