ITHACA, N.Y.—A man has been arrested after a home invasion that sent two victims and the suspect to the hospital on Nov. 20.

Police announced the arrest of Carlton Lenahan after weeks of investigation, 23 years old, from the Town of Ithaca. Lenahan was charged with first degree burglary, first degree assault and second degree assault.

On Nov. 20, police said Lenahan entered a residence by force while toting a knife. After the ensuing struggle, all three people involved were sent to the hospital for medical treatment. One victim sustained a collapsed lung in the attack, and all suffered stab wounds.

Lenahan was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and remanded to Tompkins County Jail. Bail was set at $100,000.

Matt Butler

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