On Sunday May 20, 2018 at approximately 1:35AM, Newport Police Officers responded to the Cumberland Farms Store located at 125 Broadway for a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located a 28 year old male victim suffering from a laceration to his body. Based on a scene investigation and witnesses, officer were able to determine that the stabbing event occurred after a disagreement between two persons and subsequently identified the suspect in this assault as 35 year old Edward E. Kettner of no known address . An arrest warrant has been issued for Kettner for Felony Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. The victim was subsequently treated at Newport Hospital and released. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kettner is asked to contact Newport Police Detectives at 401-847-8300, extension 5771.

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