Rhode Island

2 Arrested After Several Hospitalized in Cranston, RI Brawl

Police say the disturbance happened at the Blow Hookah Lounge

Police say they have arrested two individuals in connection to a brawl at the Blow Hookah Lounge in Rhode Island.

Several people have been hospitalized from injuries sustained in or around the Cranston bar.

Police say they responded to reports of a disturbance around 1 a.m. Sunday. Three people suffered stab wounds that are not considered to be life-threatening, and three other individuals were struck by a motor vehicle in a nearby funeral home parking lot.

Four people were transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. One stabbing victim was driven by an acquaintance to a hospital. Everyone has been released.

The driver of the vehicle is identified as 32-year-old Michael Noth, charged with assault by a dangerous weapon. He was released on $4,000 surety bail, and his attorney could not be immediately identified.

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