Judge sets $1M bail on man charged in North End stabbing - Metro US

Judge sets $1M bail on man charged in North End stabbing

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Authorities have charged a 44-year-old Western Massachusetts man with assault with intent to murder for allegedly stabbing another man in the North End this week.

Anthony Spinelli of Leominster was ordered held on $1 million bail Thursday in Boston Municipal Court in connection with the Dec. 20 attack that left the victim critically injured, authorities said. The incident happend around 1:30 p.m., at 185 Fulton St.

The stabbing was reportedly the result of an argument between Spinelli and the other man, described only as in his 50s.

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Following the attack, the victim was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, but is expected to survive, authorities said.

Spinelli was arrested Wednesday in Revere by the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Team, which found him hiding in a shed, the Boston Herald reported.

In addition to the bail, Spinelli was ordered to stay away from the victim and the scene. The judge revoked his bail on an open drunken-driving charge in Winchendon.

Spinelli will be back in court on Jan. 17.

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