DOVER, Del.- Police have arrested a Dover man accused of stabbing another man in the chest with a knife.
Charles Tilghman, 34, of Trafalgar Drive, is charged with first-degree assault, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, first-degree burglary, possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited and breach of release.
Dover police said Tilghman's arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred at around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at an apartment at 30 S. New St. According to investigators, Tilghman violated an active no-contact order when he entered the second floor apartment, grabbed a kitchen knife, and stabbed the 34-year-old victim in the chest. Tilghman then fled from the home but was later located and taken into custody, according to police.
The victim, who police said sustained serious injuries, was taken to BayHealth Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition.
Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Tilghman was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $41,500 bond.
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