HARTFORD, Conn. – A lady charged with critically injuring a veteran Hartford police officer by stabbing her within the neck a number of instances is heading to courtroom.
Chevoughn Augustin faces arraignment Friday on costs together with tried homicide.
Two officers have been dispatched to a metropolis condo constructing shortly earlier than 10 a.m. Thursday for a landlord-tenant dispute. Police say the feminine officer was in Augustin’s condo when the suspect positioned the officer in a chokehold and stabbed her a number of instances, lacerating the officer’s jugular vein and trachea.
The officer, whose identify has not been launched, underwent surgical procedure and stays within the hospital in secure, however important, situation.
Two constructing upkeep staff who pulled the suspect off the officer have been hailed by police as heroes.
It couldn’t instantly be decided if Augustin has a lawyer.