Malden man accused of slashing victim’s neck with jackknife during fight after fitness class

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Malden man is facing an assault charge after police say he slashed another’s man neck with a jackknife in Cambridge last week.

Henry Tomaszewski, 62, is slated to be arraigned Thursday in Cambridge District Court on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person over 60, according to the Cambridge Police Department.

Officers responding to a report of stabbing at the Cambridge YWCA on Temple Street on Aug. 21 found a man suffering from a slash wound, police said.

Police say investigators later learned Tomaszewski and the victim had gotten into a violent altercation following a fitness class.

Tomaszewski was taken into custody on Wednesday when officers executing an arrest warrant found him on a porch in the area of Harvard and Inman streets.

No additional information was immediately available.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

(Copyright (c) 2019 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)