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    Thursday, June 20, 2024

    Contractor stabbed in Old Saybrook following argument over loud music

    In a handout photo from the Old Saybrook Police Department, Francisco (Frank) Sanabria of New Britain, Conn., was charged with assault in the 2nd degree and disorderly conduct. (Handout courtesy of the Old Saybrook Police Department)

    Old Saybrook — A contractor staying overnight to work on a house was stabbed early Friday morning following an argument over loud music.

    Police said the man reported the stabbing at 1:49 a.m. at 29 Beach Road West. He said he was stabbed by a fellow contractor who was also staying at the residence in order to get an early start at work.

    The alleged victim said he got into an argument with Francisco Sanabria of New Britain over the loud music he was playing. Sanabria allegedly attacked the victim and fled the scene.

    Police found Sanabria a short distance away. He was charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. He is being held on a $50,000 bond, pending his arraignment in Middletown Superior Court.

    The victim was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries to his abdomen, chest and hand.

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