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35-Year-Old Worcester Man Arrested in Stabbing Investigation

By Tom Marino | May 28, 2024
Last Updated: May 28, 2024

WORCESTER – Police arrested a local man on Saturday, May 25, on charges related to a stabbing earlier this month.

Joseph Erb, 35, of Worcester, was arrested on a warrant for charges related to an afternoon stabbing on Chandler Street.

Police responded to the lower area of Chandler Street at around 3:30 PM on May 2, in response to a report of an assault with a dangerous weapon.

Upon arriving at the scene, the first responding officer located a man suffering from wounds after being stabbed. The officer provided medical aid until the man was transported to a local hospital.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Worcester Police Detective Bureau through one of the following ways:

  • Send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message
  • Send an anonymous web-based message at
  • Call the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651

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