A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing during a fight on Cannon Road in South Portland early Saturday morning.
South Portland police said the man, who was not identified, suffered significant wounds. He was transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland for treatment.
Three men were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at the scene – Sugelle Warsame, 24, of South Portland, Alex Julien, 24, of Portland and Steeve Alphonse, 21, of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Police said they had been called to the area earlier after a report of a fight in progress. When officers returned to the scene at 2:10 a.m. they found blood and a knife. A police dog led the officers to the wounded man.
The incident is under investigation. Police said they are referring the case to the Cumberland County District Attorney’s office for possible additional charges.