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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 78-year-old man is accused of stabbing his wife twice in the chest.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports Robert Wisniewski is charged with first-degree assault and possession of a weapon during commission of a felony in connection with the Monday evening attack.

Wilmington police spokeswoman Sgt. Stephanie Castellani says officers responding to the Midtown Brandywine home learned the 68-year-old stabbing victim had been driven to a hospital by a neighbor. The victim underwent surgery for non-life-threatening injuries and is stable.

Castellani says Wisniewski was treated by medical personnel. It’s unclear what injuries, if any, he suffered.

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Castellani says it’s unknown what ignited the stabbing attack. It’s unclear if Wisniewski has a lawyer.


Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del.,