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Branford police. (WFSB file photo)

BRANFORD, CT (WFSB) – A woman was stabbed in the neck at a motel on Thursday afternoon.

According to police, they responded to the Motel 6 on East Main Street in Branford just before 4:30 p.m.

The suspect, identified as 69-year-old John Ginnetti of Madison, was attempting to leave when police arrived.

He was charged with first-degree assault.

The female victim was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital where she is in stable condition.

The stabbing is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Branford police.

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