Springfield Police have arrested a man for stabbing a woman in attempted second degree murder. Police say that Wednesday, at around 2:30 in the afternoon, Springfield Police officers received a report that at 3 Wall Street, there was a female outside who was covered in blood and had possibly been assaulted. When officers responded, they learned that the woman had suffered a stab wound to her abdomen.
She was transported to Springfield Hospital and was later moved to Dartmouth Hitchcock for further treatment.
During that time, the female identified the attacker as one Brian Butler, who was found in front of the Village Pizza on Main Street at around 4:00 PM, following a search of the area. Butler was arraigned Thursday at 12:30 PM at Windsor Superior Court, Criminal Division.
He faces the charges of Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Domestic Assault, and Violation of Conditions of Release.