Pair arrested for stabbing at Fall River restaurant

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FALL RIVER, Mass (WPRI) – A man and a woman are taken into custody following a stabbing at a restaurant.

Fall River Police say the altercation began at JC’s Café & Restaurant on Bedford Street around 1:50 a.m. Saturday.

Eyewitnesses told officers the two suspects, Edwin Pacheco, 24 and Crystal Colon, 27, both of Fall River, were escorted out of the bar for allegedly trying to give drinks to a person who had been “shut off.”

Moments after being kicked out of the bar, Colon allegedly pushed her way back in, Pacheco following behind, with a knife. As patrons and the owner once again tried to get the two people to leave the establishment, police say Pacheco stabbed three men, and then both suspects took off.

One of the victims was treated at the scene, the other two were taken to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated, one underwent surgery, both are believed to be in stable condition.

Police tracked down the suspects at Colon’s June Street apartment, where they were arrested.

Edwin Pacheco and Crystal Colon are charged with armed assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

The pair is scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning at the Fall River Second District Court.

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