Deputy Chief Peter Reichard of the said two men suffered injuries that were not considered life-threatening in two separate incidents early on Sunday morning.
Reichard said the first incident occurred at about 3:27 a.m., when officers responded to a complaint about a loud party at 74 West Street. The complainant said his porch had been damaged during the party. While police investigated, informed them that a man named Ariel Alba had been brought to the emergency room by a family friend. Alba suffered from contusions to the head and bleeding in the brain.
Alba said he was attacked by two men at the party and jumped off the porch. He said he recalled being struck in the head but could not identify his assailants. Reichard said officers were unable to identify a crime scene at 74 West Street.
At 5:15 a.m., a woman called to report that her brother had been stabbed in the downtown area. Police found Robert McIntear with a stab wound in front of 33 Tilley Street. McIntear refused to cooperate with officers and tried to walk away from the scene. He also refused to give a statement or sign a medical release at the hospital.
Police could not identify a crime scene around downtown New London or 33 Tilley Street.