A suspect is in custody after a Christmas morning stabbing on Green Street in Bridgton. (Photo by WGME)

BRIDGTON — Police say a Casco man stabbed another man on Christmas morning.

Tyler Loisel, 18, was charged him with burglary and assault, police said. They said he stabbed a man multiple times and fled from the home on Green Street.

“Shocking — I didn’t think anything like this could happen here because it’s a very quiet town,” said neighbor Andrea Stewart, who has known the victim as her neighbor for the past five years.

“At about 8 a.m. Christmas Day (the investigating officer) got a call of a stabbing on Main Street and Green Street,” said Bridgton Police Chief Rick Stillman, who described the investigation as a potential domestic dispute over a relationship.

Police said the victim was stabbed several times but is expected to recover. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

“From what I understand, (the victim was stabbed) in the arm and upper torso. They were fairly minor stab wounds; they weren’t deep stab wounds, but they do require sutures to close,” Stillman said.

Loisel was taken to the Cumberland County Jail. Bail was set at $20,000.



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