Police arrest man in Greene County slashing incident


BLOOMFIELD, Ind. (WTHI) – The Bloomfield Police Department arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a weekend slashing. The incident, police say, was unprovoked.

Bloomfield Police were called to a home on South Seminary Street in Bloomfield Sunday night after receiving a report of a person with a knife wound to the neck. When police arrived, the victim was transported the Greene County General Hospital.

A suspect was not found at the time, according to police. Officers on Wednesday arrested Michael Miller, 23 of Bloomfield. According to police documents, Miller was identified as the victim’s attacker in a police lineup. Officers report the victim and his girlfriend both identified Miller as the suspect.

A police report revealed Miller lived just blocks away from his victim on the same street. Police told News 10, the suspect and the victim did not know one another.

At the time of his arrest, Miller had charges pending. Lt. Marvin Holt with the Bloomfield Police department told News 10 via telephone Thursday night, he would be speaking with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office Thursday morning to discuss charges.

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