BATH, Maine — Police in Maine say a man was stabbed in the neck during a fight in an apartment.

The Portland Press Herald reports the altercation happened Wednesday morning at the Green Acres Estates in Bath. Police say 32-year-old Clancy Morton, of Woolwich, was visiting the apartment and got into a fight with two acquaintances when he was stabbed in the neck.

Authorities say the two acquaintances involved in the fight had fled before police arrived.

Police say Morton was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland for surgery. Officials say he was in stable condition Wednesday afternoon.

Police are not releasing information about the suspects.


Information from: Portland Press Herald, http://www.pressherald.com

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