BOSTON (WHDH) - A man was arrested in Boston after police say he stabbed a person for refusing to give him $20 on Friday.
Officers responding to a call for a stabbing on Blue Hill Avenue just before 3 p.m. found a victim that was suffering from an apparent stab wound, police said.
The victim was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
A witness at the scene told police that a suspect, identified as Davon Hussey, 18, of Mattapan, walked into the store and demanded $20 from him, police said. He then turned to the victim, who also refused.
Hussey allegedly reached over the counter to stab the victim with a pair of box cutters, according to police. He was located less than two hours later and was placed under arrest after a brief struggle, police said.
Hussey is being charged with attempt to commit a crime: armed robbery, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon (knife) and resisting arrest, police said.
He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.
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