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New Haven man accused of stabbing girlfriend in the chest

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Michael Graham (New Haven Police) Michael Graham (New Haven Police)
NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A New Haven man is facing charges after police said he stabbed his girlfriend in the chest.

The 49-year-old victim went to Yale-New Haven Hospital last Saturday for the stab wound to her left breast.

Initially, the victim told police she was stabbed the previous evening while trying to break up a fight between two men.

However, when she was interviewed by police a second time, she said she was stabbed by her boyfriend, 52-year-old Michael Graham.

Police said the two were reportedly drinking and doing crack cocaine and argued about their relationship and drugs. The argument turned violent when Graham allegedly picked up a knife and stabbed the victim.

Graham is a paroled convicted felon. He was charged with first-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment and unlawful restraint.

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