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Man Charged With Assault After Stabbing In Lexington

Posted at 4:16 PM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 05:46:57-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police have arrested a man who they say wounded another in a stabbing incident.

Joseph Silverburg

Police were called to the scene around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of North Martin Luther King Boulevard. They say that two men were involved in a dispute when one reportedly stabbed the other.

The man who was stabbed was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police charged 64-year-old Joseph Silverburg with second-degree assault and possession of synthetic drugs.

Silverburg was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.