LEWISTON — Police say a Lewiston woman has been taken to a hospital after she was attacked by a knife-wielding man in her own apartment.

A suspect was taken into custody shortly after the attack was reported just after midnight Thursday.

The victim was taken to Central Maine Medical Center with what were described as minor lacerations.

The suspect was caught about a mile away by police who had a description of him.

Police say early reports were that the victim had recently taken out a restraining order against the man.

No names were released.


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