Suspect Arrested Following a Stabbing Incident in Roxbury

At about 3:31 AM, on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) arrested, Uwadiae Ukponmwan, 30, of Boston, following a stabbing incident.

Officers were conducting a Code 19 (Walk and Talk) in the area of Southampton Street and Atkinson Street when they observed multiple people running from the area. Officers were advised that a person had been stabbed and were provided a description of the suspect.

Officers were quickly able to locate the suspect in front of Boston Fire Department Headquarters. The officers searched the suspect, and located a knife in the suspect’s right shoe. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Ukponmwan was placed under arrest and charged with: Assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. He is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.