POLICE BEAT

Windham man stabbed at Gorham residence

Posted Oct. 13, 2012, at 1:34 p.m.

GORHAM, Maine — A 42-year-old Windham man was taken to an area hospital late Friday night after he was stabbed by another man, Gorham police report.

Police arrived at a home on Maple Drive at about 11:30 p.m. Friday after receiving a call that a man had been stabbed there. The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics then transported by ambulance to a hospital.

At the residence, police found an unresponsive woman lying on the floor. She was treated by paramedics and also taken to an area hospital.

Both the stabbing victim and woman are believed to have injuries that are not life threatening, according to police.

Around midnight, Gorham police officers, assisted by Scarborough police officers and that department’s search dog located a man hiding outside his Maple Drive residence. That man, Bradford Lacy, 40, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, according to a statement issued by the Gorham Police Department.

“Alcohol may have been a factor in this incident,” according to the police statement.

Lacy was taken to Cumberland County Jail and held on $15,000 cash bail.

Gorham police detectives secured a search warrant for the house Saturday morning and continue to investigate.

Police also noted that they “have no reason to believe there is any danger to the public” and “are not searching for additional suspects at this time.”

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact Det. Lawrence Maxfield-Fearon at 222-1660.

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