Suspect Arrested in Stabbing

A man from Dunbar, West Virginia, is behind bars charged with stabbing another man in the neck.

The crime happened earlier this week on Franklin Avenue near the State Capitol.

Denny Cox was picked up Tuesday night at his home in Dunbar.

Police say Michael Leonard asked Cox to give him a ride and when Leonard asked him to pull over, Cox got mad and attacked him.

Police say Leonard had an eight or nine inch gash to his neck.

He ran to the 711 on Washington Street for help.

Leonard is in satisfactory condition.

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