Somerville man charged in North End stabbing

An argument on a Hanover Street bar led to a stabbing early Thursday.
Nic Czarnecki/Metro Boston

A man was stabbed in the neck outside a North End bar early Thursday morning after a heated argument with his alleged assailant, police said.


Police said two men who knew each other got into an argument at about 1:15 a.m. outside The Point bar and the shouting match escalated into physical violence.


Police arrested Evan Cobb, 22, of Somerville and charged him with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.


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The victim was taken to Mass. General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A second victim was taken to Tufts Medical Center for an unspecified, non-serious injury, police said.

Cobb was expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on Thursday.

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