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Hightstown Resident Charged After Stabbing in East Windsor

Victim treated and released, police said.

A Hightstown man was charged after police say he stabbed an 18-year-old following a physical altercation at on Monday, according to .

Michael Rivera, 19, of Maxwell Avenue, fled the scene after slashing the unidentified victim, police said. He turned himself in Wednesday at around 2 p.m.

The victim was stabbed in the back of the neck and upper abdominal area with a folding knife at around 9 p.m., police said in a news release. He was transported to Helene Fuld Medical Center in Trenton and released that evening.

Rivera was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, police said. He was released after posting bail set at $5,000.

David Bock October 11, 2011 at 05:16 PM
$5,000 BAIL MEANS YOU MUST COME UP WITH ONLY $500. WHAT BEAUTY OF A JUDGE PRESIDED? WE ARE ENTITLED TO KNOW THE NAME.
Jean April 22, 2013 at 05:52 PM
The East Windsor Patch said: "$500,000 bail", or so I thought. I must have missed something.

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