CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - A stabbing led to a police pursuit through multiple towns on Wednesday.
According to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, Belmont Police showed up at a home on Partridge Lane for a reported fight between a man and a woman at around 9:40 a.m. after neighbors heard a woman screaming.
"The woman was on the ground and the guy was on top. Struggling and then tried to run away," neighbor Zhijie Sui told Boston 25 News.
#BREAKING: This is the original crime scene on Partridge Lane in #Belmont.— Peter Wilson (@PetesWire) July 17, 2019
When police arrived they say they found a woman stabbed.
The suspect - a man - took off and was later caught in #Cambridge after a chase and crash. @rgoulston @boston25 pic.twitter.com/5sLo9rwYmc
Belmont Police say after the stabbing, the man jumped in a car and drove off, prompting a pursuit through several towns. Police took him into custody after he crashed on Route 16 near Mass Ave in Cambridge.
A neighbor of house where Belmont stabbing happened told us he heard the woman screaming and saw the attacker on her. The suspect drove off and later crashed in Cambridge. The victim we are told by two neighbors was working at the house for the homeowner. pic.twitter.com/XbVwirmTc6— Robert Goulston (@rgoulston) July 17, 2019
Witnesses told us first responders were treating the suspect at the scene before he was taken away by an ambulance.
The woman remains in the hospital.
Police say the two knew each other and police are continuing to investigate this incident.
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