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Suspect Arrested In Laredo Drive Stabbing

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Posted at 5:09 AM, Aug 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-28 07:35:56-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is in the hospital after a fight led to a knife attack in Lexington.

It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday in the 3500 of Laredo Drive, near Kirklevington Park.

Police say two men were arguing when one used a knife to cut the other on the side of the throat.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, despite suffering massive blood loss.

The suspect, later identified as 37-year-old Walid Abbas, is in custody charged with first-degree assault.