UPDATE 3:50 P.M.: Two Acton Bowladrome Stabbing Suspects Turn Themselves In
The following information was supplied by the Acton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Updated, May 11, 3:50 p.m.: The Acton Police Department has issued the following press release:
The following two individuals have been arrested and were arraigned at Concord District Court on the afternoon of 5/11/12.
We are asking for the public’s help through the media to identify a third suspect who was involved in the incident on 5/8 in Acton where a man was assaulted, stabbed and almost run over by a vehicle. The last suspect is described by witness as a black male, tall, thin with longer hair worn in a “short dreadlock style.” He is reported to be an associate of the two arrested individuals and we are asking that if anyone knows his identity to call the Acton P.D. Detective Division at 978-264-9640.
Updated, May 11, 12:50 p.m.: Two of the three suspects in the Acton Bowladrome stabbing have turned themselves in, police said.
Ryan Bedford and Matthew Bedford have been arrested and are being taken to Concord District Court for arraignment, said Acton Police Chief Frank Widmayer.
Original Post, May 10, 4:03 p.m.:
After an investigation into the case where a 35-year-old man was stabbed and almost run over in the parking lot of the Acton Bowladrome Wednesday, May 9 at 8:50 p.m., Officer Dean Keeler, Detective Christopher Browne and others from the Acton Police Department obtained warrants at the Concord District Court for:
- Ryan Bedford, 23, of 5 Ladyslipper Lane, Acton has been charged with attempted murder and assault & battery with a dangerous weapon (aggravated).
- Matthew Bedford, 20, of 5 Ladyslipper Lane, Acton has been charged with attempted murder, assault & battery with a dangerous weapon (aggravated), negligent operation of a motor vehicle and assault with a dangerous weapon (motor vehicle used in commission of a felony).
The third subject’s identification is still under investigation at this time. The suspect is described as a tall black man in his 20’s with thin long hair.
The victim is 35-year-old Acton resident Frank Dalli. He was treated by Acton Fire Department ambulance personnel and brought to the Lahey Clinic. He is in stable condition.
Witnesses reported Mr. Dalli was leaving the building when he was attacked by the three suspects. An altercation erupted and Dalli was stabbed by one of the two of the white suspects. All three of the suspects jumped into a brown 2007 Toyota Tundra and attempted to run over Dalli before leaving the scene.
The case is still under investigation.