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Stabbing suspect arrested after chase in Rochester



Rochester, New York — Following a police chase through downtown Rochester, a suspect in a 2021 stabbing was arrested Tuesday.

John Hudgeon III stabbed an off-duty RTS employee on MacBeth Street on October 28, 2021, according to the Rochester Police Department.

The victim drove to RTS headquarters on East Main Street for help, and was hospitalized with what police called life-threatening injuries.

After a short police chase ended on the west side of the city, on Tuesday, a 41-year-old, Hudgeon, was arrested.

According to police, he had an illegal handgun at the time of his arrest. He was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. His arraignment is scheduled for Wednesday.