HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A stabbing on North Street in Harrisburg led to the arrest of Wilmer Vazques-Algarin.

According to the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of North Street where the Vazques-Algarin was not supposed to be due to an active Protection from Abuse order.

Algarin allegedly stabbed the victim in the face and chest, according to police.

By the time police arrived, witnesses to the crime, disarmed had subdued Vazques-Algarin.

Police say that the male victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

According to police, Algarin is facing the following charges:

  • Two counts of aggravated assault
  • One count of stalking
  • One count of simple assault
  • One count of possession of an instrument of crime
  • One count of recklessly endangering another person

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police, at 717-558-6900.