Pittsfield Man Arrested After Stabbing Incident
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police arrested Pittsfield man Joshua Lofink who was charged with Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon and Vandalizing Property.
Thursday, Sept. 17 at approximately 10:30 PM, Police received the report of a disturbance involving a motor vehicle crash and multiple stabbing victims in the 700 block of Tyler Street.
Officers responded and found two people who were stabbed. Police provided medical aid with the assistance of bystanders, the fire Department, and County Ambulance.
The victims were transported to Berkshire Medical Center with serious injuries, and are currently both in stable condition.
Patrol Officers and Detectives identified the suspect as Joshua Lofink, age 36, of Pittsfield.
This afternoon at 12:22 PM, Mr. Lofink was taken into custody by members of the Patrol Division, Anti-Crime Unit, and Detective Bureau.
He is charged with:
Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (2 counts)
Vandalizing Property (vehicle tires) (2 counts)
Lofink is expected to be arraigned in Central Berkshire District Court this Friday Sept. 17.