Man accused in double stabbing near rail station arrested in Miami

By Tim Swift - Digital Editor

Christopher Coleman, 27, is accused of stabbing two people near a Metrorail station.

MIAMI - Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing two people Friday near the Government Center Metrorail Station in Miami, authorities said.

Angel Rodriquez, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade County Police Department, said 27-year-old Christopher Coleman was arrested Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of West Flagler Street. Police did not identify the man, but said he was being questioned in custody.

Coleman faces charges of aggravated battery and carrying a concealed weapon.

Paramedics transported the victims of the stabbing to Jackson Memorial Hospital. Their injuries were described as non-life-threatening.

Coleman is currently being held on $11,000 bond at Miami-Dade County's Turner Guildford Knight Correctional Center.

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