Suspect Arrested After Stabbing Incident in Dorchester

At about 6:28 PM, on Friday, August 25, 2023, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) arrested Roy Taylor, 66, of Cambridge, on Assault and Battery Charges.

Officers responded to the area of 190 Westview Street for a report of a person stabbed. Officers were advised by Operations that a suspect was in an argument and had stabbed a victim. The suspect then fled the area in a motor vehicle. Officers were able to obtain the motor vehicle’s registration, and believe it was heading towards Cambridge. With the assistance of Cambridge Police Department, the suspect was taken into custody.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Taylor was placed under arrest and charged with; Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, and Mayhem. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.