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KSP Investigating Stabbing In Harlan Co.

Posted at 1:21 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 13:23:15-04

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Sunday, KSP received a call about two people fighting at a home in the Ages community of Harlan County.

They say that their preliminary investigation shows that Clyde Phillips broke into a residence belonging to Don Rigney. While inside the home, police say Phillips began assaulting Linda Pace, who was staying there. Rigney was able to stop the assault by stabbing Phillips multiple times, according to KSP.

Both Phillips and Pace were taken to Harlan ARH for injuries they sustained. Pace suffered a broken arm from the assault. Phillips remains in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Charges on Phillips are pending at this time.

No charges have been filed against the homeowner.