October 16, 2021

Person found stabbed at motel

S.N. Briere/staff reporter

Cortland County sheriff's Lt. Todd Caufield holds up crime scene tape this morning at the Cortland Motel on Route 11 in Cortlandville as police section off the area where a stabbing was reported. The victim has life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police were on the scene this morning of a stabbing on Route 11 near Polkville.

The victim was found at the Cortland Motel, 3832 Route 11, and taken by TLC Ambulance to Guthrie Cortland Medical Center with serious, perhaps life-threatening, injuries, Cortland County Sheriff’s Capt. Rob Derksen said about 9 a.m.

Details were unavailable, but police promised more by mid-afternoon.