New Bedford Police Obtain Arrest Warrant in Throat-Slashing Case
Following a dispute over money last Saturday afternoon which escalated into multiple stabbings and the throat of a 63-year-old being cut, New Bedford Police have obtained an arrest warrant for 32-year-old David Luis Figueroa of New Bedford.
Police want Figueroa on charges of attempted murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon on a person over 60, and assault and battery to collect a loan causing serious bodily injury.
The victim is recovering at Rhode Island Hospital, is in stable condition and is able to communicate, police said.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of David Luis Figueroa is asked to call New Bedford Police at (508) 991-6300 ext. 136, or leave an anonymous tip at (508) 961-4584.