BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police are releasing details on a Wednesday night stabbing that left a man hospitalized with a serious neck wound. It happened in a residence just off of North Federal Highway near the Lion And Eagle Pub. Here’s the update from police:
Boca Raton Police officers responded to a report of a stabbing that occurred at 2434 NE 5th Avenue on Wednesday evening.
When officers arrived on the scene they spoke to the victim, Jonathan Moore, and his girlfriend Donna Harrington. Moore said a friend of his girlfriend named Larry cut him on the neck then left on his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Officers responding to the area located the suspect about a mile away. Harrington identified the suspect as her friend Larry Cousins. Officers arrested Cousins who refused to speak with them. Moore was transported to Delray Medical Center for treatment of his wound.
Later that night, detectives spoke with Moore at the hospital. Moore told detective he knows Cousins through Harrington and saw him most recently several days before at Harrington’s home. Moore said that about 10:30 on Wednesday night, he and Harrington were in the bedroom trying to sleep, when they heard a motorcycle outside then the doorbell rang. Moore saw Cousins at the front door but he did not let him in. Cousins left and returned about 10 minutes later. According to Moore, Cousins entered the home through the unlocked front door and came into the bedroom where Cousins began yelling at him. Moore said Cousins struck him on the side of his head then pulled out an unknown object and struck him on the side of his neck with it. Moore started bleeding and went outside to call 911. Cousins left the house a few moments later and left on his motorcycle.
Detectives charged Cousins with attempted felony murder and armed burglary to an occupied dwelling with a battery.
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