Police were called to Motel 6 on East Main Street in Branford at approximately 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, following reports of a woman who was stabbed in the neck. As officers arrived, they found their suspect, 69-year-old John Ginnetti, who was attempting to leave the parking lot of the motel.
The woman was transported to the Yale-New Haven Hospital, where she was last listed in stable condition. Ginnetti, of Madison, was arrested at the scene and charged with first-degree assault. He is currently being held behind bars in lieu of $500,00 bond.
The investigation into the stabbing is ongoing. Anyone with information has been asked to contact investigators at the Branford Police Department by calling (203) 481-42441.
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