Suspect arrested in Stroudsburg double stabbing
A downtown Stroudsburg double stabbing has put a Poconos man in Police custody.
Officials say the stabbings happened in the 700 block of Main Street around 2:30 this morning.
Police say they immediately located the suspect.. 31-year-old Matthew Ecker of Effort.. holding a bloody military-style knife.
Ecker was the tased after refusing to drop the knife.
Authorities say one of the victims may need surgery for a severe stab wound to the arm.
The other victim was wounded in the hand.
Ecker is facing assault charges. He's being held in the Monroe County Correctional Facility on 50-thousand dollars bail.
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