Police Investigate Stabbing In Moosic

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MOOSIC– One man is in custody after a stabbing Thursday afternoon in Lackawanna County.

It happened just before two Thursday afternoon at Townplace Suites by Marriot on Montage Mountain in Moosic.

Police say Victor Pertell, 52, from Scranton stabbed his ex-girlfriend several times and took off.

Police say the victim was working at the hotel at the time and had recently filed a restraining order against Pertell.

He was taken into custody a short time later in Scranton.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

There’s no word on her name or condition after the stabbing in Lackawanna County.