November 9, 2012

Police seek local man tied to Portland stabbing

Police are looking for Justin Renna, 21, who is considered armed and dangerous.

By David Hench
Staff Writer

PORTLAND — Portland police are searching for a local man who may have been involved in a stabbing on Front Street Thursday night.

Police said they are looking for Justin Renna, 21, who was identified by witnesses as a suspect in the stabbing. Renna also is wanted on two unrelated charges of refusing to submit to arrest and violating bail conditions following a domestic violence arrest, police said.

Thursday's stabbing happened at 7:30 p.m. at 96 Front St. Police found a 37-year-old Windham man lying in the front entryway with a puncture wound in his back, police said. The man was taken to Maine Medical Center for treatment of a non-life threatening stab wound.

Witnesses told police Renna fled after the stabbing. Police used a dog to search the area but were unsuccessful.

Police said Renna should be considered armed and dangerous. Police ask anyone with information to call 874-8533.



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