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Ketchikan man charged for alleged knife assault

A 32-year-old Ketchikan man has been charged for allegedly stabbing another man during an argument Friday morning.

Ketchikan police say they received a report of a fight at 832 Buren Road at about 8:45 a.m. The argument started with a disagreement over some property, and allegedly turned physical, with one man grabbing a knife and reportedly cutting the other man’s stomach.

Officers arrested Simon Milne, and charged him with felony third-degree assault. He was due to be arraigned Friday afternoon in Ketchikan District Court. The second man, who was not identified, declined medical attention.

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