Update: Teenager arrested for East Main Street stabbing

Update: Riverhead Town police arrested a teenager in connection with a stabbing reported Wednesday afternoon.

Troyshawn Burgess, 16, of Riverhead was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, police said. He was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, police said.

He was being held on $10,000 bail, police said.

Original Story: One person was found stabbed Wednesday afternoon behind an apartment complex in Riverhead, according to a police press release.

Police found the victim with “numerous stab wounds” around 4:45 p.m. near 821 E. Main St., officials said.

“The victim was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries,” the release states. No other details about the investigation were available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Riverhead Town Police Department at 631-727-4500. All calls will remain confidential, officials said.

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