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Police probing possible gang ties in Ashland stabbing

Posted by Ralph Ranalli October 10, 2007 12:22 PM


MetroWest police are trying to figure out if an attempted robbery during which a victim was stabbed was part of a gang initiation, WCVB/NewsCenter 5 is reporting.

Ashland police said a man was stabbed and robbed at the Presidents Row apartment complex on Saturday.

Ronald Dias, 18, of 20 Presidents Row, and Shingirai Murungu, 17, of 346 Mechanic St., Marlborough, face charges of attempted murder in connection with the attack. They also face assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, attempted armed robbery, mayhem and assault with intent to rob charges.

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