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Man stabbed during home invasion in New Port Richey

Posted at 10:36 PM, Aug 16, 2018

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Police are investigating a home invasion Thursday night in New Port Richey.

New Port Richey Police Sergeant Chris Mellecker says that the home invasion took place in the 6000 block of Tennessee Avenue after 7 p.m.

Police say that a man broke into the home and stabbed a man once he was inside.



The victim was rushed to the hospital, his condition is unknown.

A woman who identified herself as the victim’s girlfriend said her boyfriend’s wound is very serious and life-threatening. 

That same witness told us that the man who broke into the home is obsessed with her and has been stalking her for a while. 

Police say that one person is in custody.

The names of those involved have not been released at this time.