Police investigate stabbing

On Feb. 21, Vergennes Police Officers Jason Ouellette and Robert Worley responded to the Echo Lounge on Green Street in Vergennes to a report of an alleged stabbing.

Investigation revealed that a man had been stabbed in the leg during an alleged argument over a personal matter inside the bar.

The suspect, Chad Cushman (birthdate July 13, 1971) of Ferrisburgh was apprehended fleeing the scene and subsequently charged for attempted murder and aggravated assault.

Cushman was arraigned at Middlebury Superior Court Feb, 23 and is being held in the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for the lack of $250,000 cash bail.

The victim was transported to Fletcher Allen Health Care hospital in Burlington for treatment and is currently stable. As of press time, no new information was made available by police.

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