Lords Point resident attacked on his property

Stonington — Police are investigating the attack on a 65-year-old Lords Point resident at his home Friday who was taken to the hospital for treatment of puncture wounds and lacerations.

Police received word of the assault at 6:06 p.m. and said the unidentified victim reported being assaulted by a younger male with a sharp instrument or a knife.

The victim, who lives on Lords Point, indicated that he had gone to his storage shed under his residence and was assaulted by a white male with short blond hair who had a knife and was inside his storage area when he entered, according to a statement from Stonington Police Captain Jerry Desmond.

The victim suffered lacerations and puncture wounds and was taken by ambulance to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Stonington detectives, Amtrak police and a Groton Town police dog team responded to the scene to investigate. The case remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time or has information regarding this case should call the Stonington Police Department at (860) 599-4411.

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