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College student charged with stabbing homeless woman

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A college student from Pennsylvania has been charged with what police call the unprovoked stabbing of a homeless woman in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

Police say 22-year-old Connor Noll, of Blandon, Pennsylvania, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on a felony assault charge following his arrest Saturday.

He is a student at Johnson and Wales University.

The 59-year-old woman was stabbed in the wrist and arm at about 2 a.m. on Jan. 2 as she slept in a pedestrian walkway.

The suspect was placed at the scene through surveillance video. Noll told police it was him in the video, but he did not stab the woman.

The case was not listed in in online court records and it wasn't clear if he has a lawyer. The university has suspended him.

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