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Police arrest 2 after alleged stabbing in South Portland

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Police arrest 2 after alleged stabbing in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND — Police arrested two people after an alleged stabbing that occurred early Thursday morning at 1478 Broadway.

According to a Police Department press release, a 42-year-old woman was discovered by officers with one stab wound to her leg at approximately 1 a.m.

The victim was evaluated by rescue personnel, treated and released without visiting a hospital, according to police.

The suspect in the stabbing, along with others who were present during the alleged crime, had fled, but officers found them near the scene.

Alanna Derrig, 20, of Portland, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, violation of conditions of release and receiving stolen property, according to police.

Raymond Lester, 27, also of Portland, was also arrested on two felony warrants charging failure to appear in court to answer charges of forgery and theft by receiving, police said.