2 arrests made after 2 people stabbed in Thompson carjacking

- FILE - Connecticut State Police cruiser (WTNH / Noelle Gardner)
- FILE - Connecticut State Police cruiser (WTNH / Noelle Gardner)

THOMPSON, Conn. (WTNH)– Two suspects are in police custody after stealing a car and then stabbing two people during a separate carjacking in Thompson, Thursday morning.

Police say just after 10 a.m., Church Street and West Thompson Road were closed after a vehicle that was reported stolen out of Putnam, crashed in that area. Police say the suspects who stole the vehicle from Putnam, then carjacked another vehicle in Thompson, after crashing that first stolen vehicle.

In the process of that carjacking, police say two people were stabbed. Their injuries are non-life threatening.

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The two suspects then fled the scene in the carjacked vehicle and drove into Massachusetts, where state police there pursued the stolen car. Troopers say that the suspect driving tried to hit the police cruisers and did hit parked cars.

Massachusetts state police report that the two suspects are now in custody. Connecticut State Trooper Kelly Grant has identified the suspects as 21-year-old Christopher R. Harding and 21-year-old Celina R. Cousineau, both of North Road in Dayville.

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W. Thompson Street remains closed for the investigation. Connecticut State Police responded to the scene and the incident remains under investigation.

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