Bridgeport man accused of stabbing estranged wife

A Bridgeport woman is recovering after police say she was attacked by her estranged husband.Police say Eric Stiggle, 39, stabbed and kidnapped Sara Decoster, 31,

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport woman is recovering after police say she was attacked by her estranged husband.

Police say Eric Stiggle, 39, stabbed and kidnapped Sara Decoster, 31, at her mother's home on Wilson Street.

Authorities say they caught up with Stiggle in Massachusetts where they say he led them on a chase. The chase ended in Albany, NY.

According to police, Decoster was in the car at the time. They say she was conscious and talking but taken to the hospital with several stab wounds. She was released this morning.

Police nab man accused of stabbing, kidnapping estranged wife

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