Lowell Man Arrested For Attempted Murder After Stabbing At Motel
Victim is in stable condition after being stabbed in the chest.
A Lowell man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly stabbing another man in the chest during an altercation in a local motel.
Kendrick Sanders, 58, of 82 Gorham St., Lowell, was arrested by Tewksbury Police, who responded to a report of a stabbing at the Motel 6, 95 Main St.
According to a Tewksbury Police report, Dispatch received a call from the desk clerk at the Motel 6, reporting that a man had come to the front desk and said he had just been stabbed by a man in Room 107.
As the desk clerk called police, the victim left the motel and disappeared.
Police responded to Room 107, interviewed Sanders and found the knife allegedly used in the stabbing. Sanders was charged with attempted murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to the report.
In the meantime, the victim was located on Wentworth Avenue in Lowell. According to police, he was treated at the scene for what appeared to be a stab wound in the chest. He was then transported by ambulance to a local hospital and is reportedly in stable condition.
Police did not offer a motive for the stabbing. The Middlesex County District Attorney's Office and the State Police are assisting Tewksbury Police in the investigation.
Tewksbury Police urge any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center at 978-851-7373. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the Tip Line at 978-851-0175 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.