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UPDATE: Man Cut in the Neck in Charleston; Suspect Arrested

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE: 8/31/12 @ 9:45 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man had to be taken to the hospital after he was cut in the neck.

Police say Eric Desmond was walking down Washington Street East in Charleston around 2 a.m. Friday.

He stopped to talk with Granville Smith, when he dropped his debit card.

Police say Smith picked up the debit card and when Desmond asked for it back, they got into a fight.

Desmond was cut in the neck. He had to go to the hospital to get stitches.

Smith was arrested and charged with malicious wounding.



ORIGINAL STORY 8/31/12 2 6:40 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man was rushed to the hospital after receiving a cut on his neck.

According to Charleston Police, the suspect was attempting to rob the victim when he cut the man's neck.

It happened about 2 a.m. Friday on Washington Street East.

The suspect was arrested not long after the incident.

Police haven't released the names of the victim or suspect.

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