Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Fights outside the Moksa restaurant and nightclub in Central Square led to one man being stabbed multiple times, police said Monday.

The fight took place at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday, police said. Officers responded to Moksa, 450 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, and found two people fighting outside amid a crowd of approximately 80 to 100 bystanders.

Multiple police units helped break up the fight and disperse the crowd, but another fight broke out among three men. One suffered multiple stab wounds to his lower back, and another was cut on his hand, said Jeremy Warnick, director of communications and media relations for the Cambridge Police Department. Both injured men were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

After an investigation, Abdias Aime, 32, of 48 Hancock Ave., Medford, was arrested and charged with Affray and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, Warnick said.

Police believe the stabbing was the result of an altercation between the victims and Aime before the stabbing, making the stabbing not a random act.

Although police have a suspect, the investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information is asked to cal police at (617) 349-3300. Cambridge Police will also be enhancing their presence in this area, particularly on weekend nights.

This post was written from a press release.