Police take a man into custody on Middle Street in connection with a stabbing on Central Street Friday afternoon.sun/hiroko satoSun staff photos can be
Police take a man into custody on Middle Street in connection with a stabbing on Central Street Friday afternoon. sun/hiroko sato

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Sun Staff Report

LOWELL -- A man was taken into custody in connection with a stabbing inside a salon Friday afternoon.

According to witnesses, the stabbing took place both on the street and inside Perfect Nail Design on Central Street in Lowell around 2:30 p.m.

At least one man was taken into custody, but it is not clear how he was involved.

Witnesses say that two men began fighting on the corner of Central and Merrimack streets. They continued their fight inside the salon, leaving blood on a section of the floor, on the walls and on a chair, according to witnesses. It appeared that one of the men was cut across his upper arm, they said.

Police could not provide information at the scene and were still investigating Friday evening.