Man Nabbed For Stabbing Of CT Postal Worker, Police Say

A Connecticut man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a US postal worker.

Malique Jackson
Malique Jackson Photo Credit: Hartford Police Department

The attack took place around 1:45 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20, in Hartford in the area of 78 West Morning St., near the Bloomfield line, police said.

According to Lt. Aaron Boisvert, of the Hartford Police, when officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim, a male in his 50s, who was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

While canvassing the area, a suspect, identified as Malique Jackson, age 21, of Hartford, was located by a West Hartford K-9 Officer, who responded to assist, Boisvert said.

As a result of the investigation, probable cause was established and Jackson was arrested.

Police said Tuesday, Sept. 21, they still don’t know the motive for the stabbing.

Jackson was charged with:

  • Assault
  • Carrying a dangerous weapon
  • Breach of peace

The investigation remains ongoing. 

Anyone with more information is asked to call the Hartford police tip line at 860-722-TIPS.

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